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How do we conserve energy? By conserving water!

So you got your new compact fluorescent lightbulbs. Now you’re wringing your hands over how to dispose of them so that you don’t unleash toxic mercury into the environment. An improvement? Or just another example of politicians and environmentalists trying to push us around?

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Active energy awareness for South Africa

With the price of utility power rising significantly in South Africa over the next three years, most organisations have stepped up their efforts to save energy and reduce costs. Minimising energy usage also has an environmental impact. In today’s business climate having a ‘green strategy’ in place makes good business sense because in a typical […]

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Solar Power Uses & Advantages

You can use solar power to run outdoor lights; replace security, poolside and garden lights with solar powered lights and save electricity. They are long lasting and will last through all weather conditions. Solar water heating is also a great alternative to normal electricity-intensive geysers.  There are two types of geysers – direct systems that […]

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Eskom signs IEA clean coal agreement on behalf of SA

Power utility Eskom would now represent South Africa on the International Energy Agency’s (IEA’s) Clean Coal Centre, which is a subsidiary of the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD). Eskom signed a contracting partnership with the IEA, which upgraded Eskom’s existing sponsor membership to the organisation, to that of national contracting party status. In […]

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