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November 15, 2013

NOS’s Photoflow: Rainwater Harvesting Joins Solar Power

This type of innovative technology that solves power generation issues and well as water issues in an eco-friendly way, is exactly what the world needs. Solar […]
February 10, 2013

Solar energy to become cheaper than Eskom electricity in South Africa

While solar energy was currently cheaper than energy derived from diesel plants and generators that were often used as a substitute to conventional coal-fired power, it […]
August 12, 2011

Five breakthroughs that will make solar power cheaper than coal

There was some good news last week. While Washington was busy holding the global markets hostage and placing billions in badly needed R&D funding on the […]
July 11, 2011

Why Farmers are Clean Tech Pioneers

When it comes to adopting new technologies, particularly solar, farmers and owners of agriculture-related operations have often led the way. Farmers make good pioneering cleantech users […]
June 30, 2011

Backyard Wind Turbines Cut Home Electricity Bills

Solar panels aren’t the only option for homeowners when it comes to using renewable energy to cut power bills. Sales of wind turbines for backyards and […]
June 28, 2011

Greening our Cities (Part 2)

Studies estimate that 1 square metre of grassed rooftop can remove up to 2kg of polluted particles from the air every year, depending on the foliage […]
June 25, 2011

Northern Cape solar resources among the best in the world

The 5 000 MW solar park, which government is planning to build near Upington in the sun-drenched Northern Cape, would have some of the best solar […]
June 19, 2011

Nedbank launches pilot project to convert burst geysers to solar geysers

Banking giant Nedbank’s insurance division, Nedgroup Insurance, has launched a pilot project allowing its home-owner clients to install solar geysers as replacements when existing geysers burst […]
June 16, 2011

Renewable energy a priority for the military

Access to clean, renewable energy is becoming a priority for the Department of Defense and military agencies around the world. That’s according to a new report […]