Innovations

Global Sources creates, manages and delivers the information that trading partners need to meet and do business. Global Sources is the event planners and coordinators of the China Sourcing Fair in South Africa.

Tuesday, 14 August 2012 09:32

Energy-efficiency made easy

For South Africa to reach its goals in becoming a low carbon economy in 2013 and delivering on energy demands to sustain a growing economy is not an easy task. The government can’t reach these goals alone and needs to reach out to every energy user in the country to help them achieve this.

Global Sources creates, manages and delivers the information that trading partners need to meet and do business. Global Sources is the event planners and coordinators of the China Sourcing Fair in South Africa.

Tuesday, 19 June 2012 09:38

Greenhouse gas emissions

Local fuel additive to reduce carbon emissions of vehicles

Schneider Electric, a global specialist in energy management, recently acquired the Viridity EnergyCenter 2.0 platform. For customers this means that they can confront their most challenging data centre energy needs while also gaining efficiency in all levels of their data centre operations.

I-CAT started as an environmental management service provider in 2005. Due to their clients requiring a more comprehensive service, they expanded their service offering over the past seven years and have become a leading one-stop environmental solutions provider, offering innovative solutions for any environmental challenge, including air pollution and energy integration, in various industries.

Samsung Electronics South Africa recently launched their green-air solution product range that, according to them, will save the user costs on energy consumption and promote sustainable smart technology solutions for air-conditioning.

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 13:01

Taking power generation into your own hands

Harvesting and storing energy produced from clean energy sources such as wind or solar power in smaller applications can be done by using a variety of smart-grid energy-storage solutions. 25º in Africa explored the various products available in this market.
Wednesday, 15 February 2012 12:57

Shopping centre walks the extra green mile

The Centurion Mall, one of the biggest shopping centres in Pretoria, participated in the National Energy Barometer Survey last year. It was awarded a second place in the competition and discusses its energy-efficiency strategy in this article.
Wednesday, 30 November 2011 08:55

eta Awards attract record level of entries

A staggering amount of entries received for the eta Awards this year is testament to the prominence that energy-efficiency and environmental issues have across various South African sectors. This is the opinion of Dr Steve Lennon, divisional executive (Eskom International), after the eta Awards attracted a record number of entries this year.