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Safari lodge’s solar energy plant could be precursor to 50-MW project

South Africa’s first concentrated photovoltaic (CPV) solar demonstration plant of 60 kW is operational in the Western Cape, and supplying the daytime power requirements for the Aquila safari lodge, near Touws river. The plant was built by German solar engineering company Concentrix solar, which is a subsidiary of France-based technology company Soitec. Besides powering the […]

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Sustainable Tourism – Eliminating Poverty

The 7 Mechanisms In order to deliver practical benefits to the poor, a clear understanding is required of the ways to effectively channel visitor spending and associated investment into improved income and quality of life for people in poverty, so as to ensure that all possibilities are considered and used effectively. In the publication “Tourism […]

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