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Five key insights into the future of energy for Independent Power Producers

By Industry Contributor 13 November 2020

Independent Power Producers (IPPs) play a key role in bringing the actual solutions to expand the installed electrical capacity to life. FULL STORY >

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Puma Energy launches Puma Protect anti-bacterial Hand Spray in South Africa

By Press Release 8 September 2020

Puma Energy has launched ‘Puma Protect’, a first anti-bacterial hand sanitiser spray for its service station network in South Africa. The profits from the first three months’ sales of ‘Puma Protect’ will be... FULL STORY >

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Internet Solutions unveils Parklands data centre Part 2: Investing in the future

By Ryan Noik 6 December 2018

Internet Solutions (IS) explains its significant investment in the Parklands data centre, and why it bodes well for the country. FULL STORY >

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Internet Solutions unveils Parklands Data centre Part 1: Efficiency Essentials

By Ryan Noik 6 December 2018

Internet Solutions' newest data centre in Rosebank comes loaded with technology, while making energy efficiency a priority. The company took us on a behind the scenes tour to demonstrate. FULL STORY >

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Exploring new ways of driving energy efficiency in data centre infrastructure

By Opinion 1 October 2018

Hyperscalers currently investing in South Africa, and those planning on doing so in the future will have to take energy consumption reduction into consideration when designing their facilities. Sameer Cassim, R&D... FULL STORY >

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BTTC proposes new platform to help solve renewable energy challenges

By Press Release 19 June 2018

Harmful banking regulations are restricting funding desperately needed for renewable energy projects. The BRICS Think Tanks Council believes an Energy Research Platform is the first step to ending the current funding... FULL STORY >

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Apple now powered by 100% renewable energy

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 April 2018

The Cupertino-based company's worldwide operations are now powered by 100% renewable energy. FULL STORY >

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Solar power used to enable Learning Labs

By Ryan Noik 24 October 2017

The recent launch of Dell’s Learning Labs in Diepsloot combines renewable energy, community involvement and an innovative approach to bringing technology to disadvantaged areas. FULL STORY >

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Why your most valuable energy source might be your parking lot

By Opinion 10 October 2017

The world is in dire need of sustainable and environmentally friendly solutions – and solar energy is the light at the end of the tunnel. FULL STORY >

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The Solar Impulse 2 airplane has completed its flight around the world

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 26 July 2016

A little over one year since it set off from Abu Dhabi, the Solar Impulse 2 has completed its flight around the world, powered solely by the sun. FULL STORY >

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Apple forms subsidiary called Apple Energy with view to sell surplus solar power

By Robin-Leigh Chetty 10 June 2016

With a view to sell surplus solar power it generates at its solar farms in Cupertino, Apple forms a subsidiary called Apple Energy. FULL STORY >

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Manage multiple energy sources and switch between them from a single device

By Staff Writer 14 September 2015

The energy crisis in South Africa has made the addition of alternative energy sources imperative for businesses and households across the country FULL STORY >

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The role of load-limiting in solving the energy crisis

By Staff Writer 31 August 2015

One of the most obvious advantages to smart metering platforms is the ability for household and business consumers to opt into load-limiting programmes with their electricity suppliers. FULL STORY >

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Better manage and alternate between disparate power sources

By Staff Writer 24 August 2015

With the inclusion of alternative and renewable energy sources to your business environment, you might find it a challenge to know when to switch between environments, to gauge when peak hours are or how to make your renewable energy... FULL STORY >

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Funding and utility connection – two challenges to the uptake of solar power

By Staff Writer 3 August 2015

Given the current power challenges in South Africa, as well as a growing trend toward solutions for sustainable electricity, solar technology as a source of energy supply has become a hot topic, particularly for... FULL STORY >

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