Energy Efficiency

Recipients of the 2013 South African National Energy Association (SANEA) Energy Awards and the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI)/Record Renewable Energy Research Excellence (RERE) Awards were recently announced.

South Africa’s renewable energy sector has experienced explosive growth in the past few years with investments of more than US$5,5 billion in 2012, up from a meagre US$30 million in 2011 - representing an impressive increase of 20 500%..

Umngena Ndlini, an expression in isiZulu describing valuable experience, lessons learnt and the intent of cooperation in the future came up among the ten South African delegation members in the wrap-up session of a study tour to Germany. The one week study tour focussed on good practice and policies for energy efficient buildings in Germany and specifically on Energy Performance Certificates (EPC) for buildings.

The National Business Initiative (NBI) recently announced the successful winning of a bid from the United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) worth £8,7 million.

The 8th annual Southern African Energy-Efficiency (SAEE) Convention will be held on 13 and 14 November 2013.

Monday, 12 August 2013 10:18

Insulation for energy-efficient buildings

A building’s thermal insulation plays a key role in energy saving and therefore requires due consideration.

Frost & Sullivan: Supply of solar water heaters far outweighs current demand.

Throughout the world contracting of commercial energy service companies (ESCos) have become a popular method for improving energy efficiency and generating energy independently.

Monday, 12 August 2013 09:48

South African-German Energy Programme

South Africa has great potential to improve efficient energy generation in industrial, commercial and public sectors.

Tuesday, 04 June 2013 12:30

Public display of energy savings

Energy Cybernetics has a new “auto-play” dashboard solution that allows clients the ultimate freedom in disclosing energy-saving habits.

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