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Top 5 Areas Where Nature-Inspired Innovation Works

Biomimicry is a relatively new discipline in science and technology in which researchers look at the systems and organisms in the natural world to come up with solutions for problems.

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Water Supply Interruptions – Mbombela

News just in: There are currently water supply interruptions occurring on White River Country Estate.  Unfortunately, if there aren’t water conservation systems installed at your house, you’ll have to be without water while Mbombela Local Municipality technicians attend to the fault.  Luckily some White River Country Estate residents have installed Water Rhapsody rainwater harvesting and […]

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Special task team to investigate acid water drainage in SA

Water Affairs Minister Buyelwa Sonjica has been mandated to urgently convene a special task team to investigate acid water drainage in some provinces. Briefing the media on Thursday following Cabinet’s regular Wednesday meeting, government spokesman Themba Maseko said the task team would develop a clear and co-ordinated strategy to deal with the matter. Cabinet was […]

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Solar Power Video

Why you should consider solar power: Solar power is probably the most accessible form of renewable energy to homeowners and businesses in South Africa.  Water Rhapsody and Yes Solar have combined so that we can offer you holistic sustainable living solutions.  Our water conservation systems include rainwater harvesting systems, grey water recycling systems, water tanks […]

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SA’s power gap becoming worrying again, big business warns

Big business in South Africa indicated on Tuesday that it was giving priority attention to programmes that could help offset an anticipated electricity supply shortfall that was expected to re-emerge during the course of next year. The system had stabilised since the rolling blackouts of 2008, mostly as a result of a decline in demand, […]

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Solar Islands

Video of Solar Islands — a concept by CSEM, Switzerland (www.csem.ch) Large-scale solar power plants can also harness the sun’s energy from deserts. Where smaller countries cannot spare land for solar energy plants, they may be able to place them offshore (see Green Power Island).  Smaller scale or domestic solar water heating can be accomplished […]

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Solar Geysers ~ basic information

In this sunny country, solar energy is an abundant source of renewable energy, making it an obvious choice when seeking alternative sources of energy. Solar water heating & how a Solar Geyser works Solar geysers are built on two basic principles of physics: dark coloured objects absorb heat, and hot water rises. Unlike other systems […]

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Installing a Solar Geyser

Now you’re ready for installation. What you think you know about how to install a solar geyser can be ignored. There are many DIY methods for installing a solar geyser. However, there are many aspects that go into solar installation and there are things that need to be done professionally to ensure maximum energy efficiency. […]

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Going solar – some facts about solar energy

Wherever you go these days, you see something about solar energy, on TV, the newspapers, magazines and many other mediums. Whether you’re talking about solar panels, solar gadgets, solar geysers or solar pool heaters – advertisers are increasingly trying to get our attention to renewable energy. But what’s the big deal? Is it really that […]

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