solar energy

  1. Weable Technology

    Going Off-Grid

    With the current loadshedding problems in South Africa, we're looking into solar energy and what it will take to go off the grid. What are your thoughts?
  2. Jan

    Outdated Eskom and municipal electricity standard for solar power is based on absurd assumption - Chris Yelland

    Absurd assumption about solar power for homes in South Africa When it comes to domestic, grid-tied, rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems in South Africa, as with so many other aspects in the country’s electricity supply industry, outdated thinking and reactionary rules are holding back the...
  3. J

    The government and regulator are preventing farmers from using solar power

    The government and regulator are preventing farmers from using solar power Small-scale solar plans around South Africa can save farmers thousands in electricity costs and even help to prevent load-shedding, but the government and NERSA are having none of it. Carte Blanche reported that farmers...
  4. J

    The future of solar cells

    The future of solar cells Imagine a future in which solar cells are all around us - on windows, cellphones, and laptops.
  5. Kevin Lancaster

    South African solar projects – SunEdison filing for bankruptcy protection

    South African solar projects – SunEdison filing for bankruptcy protection International solar giant SunEdison filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection in the US on 21 April 2016.
  6. Kevin Lancaster

    The future of solar energy

    The future of solar energy Solar energy holds the best potential for meeting humanity’s future long-term energy needs while cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
  7. Nod

    SA mulls giving credits for solar power

    Source: News24
  8. Kevin Lancaster

    London’s payphones turned into smartphone chargers

    London’s payphones turned into smartphone chargers London’s famous red telephone boxes are turning green thanks to a new phone booth unveiled Wednesday that runs on solar power and allows people to charge up their mobile devices
  9. Kevin Lancaster

    $1 million prize for clean energy breakthrough: Google

    Google offering $1 million for solar, wind energy breakthrough Google is offering a million-dollar prize for a breakthrough that would make solar or wind generated electricity more enticing for everyday uses
  10. QuintonB

    Vodacom looks to the sun for cleaner energy

    Vodacom looks towards the sun for energy Vodacom is fitting its Century City office in Cape Town with the largest single array of solar panels in Africa
  11. QuintonB

    Zille aims to make WC SA’s “green economic hub”

    Western Cape to be SA’s “green economic hub” – Zille The Western Cape government seeks to make the region the “green economic hub” of South Africa, provincial premier Helen Zille said on Monday (21 May 2012).
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    Will artificial photosynthesis power the world?

    http://www.scientificamerican.com/blog/post.cfm?id=shift-happens-will-artificial-photo-2010-03-03
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