Perspectives
Wednesday, 27 March 2013 12:21

Training solar champions

Website: The Southern African Solar Thermal Training and Demonstration Initiative (SOLTRAIN), sponsored by the Austrian Development Agency (ADA), has been assessed by Dr Susanne Geissler, who travelled to South Africa for the external evaluation.

Wednesday, 27 March 2013 10:52

Clean futures

Website: The National Cleaner Production Centre of South Africa (NCPC-SA) is a key industrial sustainability programme of the Department of Trade and Industry (the dti), hosted by the CSIR umbrella.

Wednesday, 06 February 2013 14:56

The rising challenge of water sustainability

WEBSITE: Collective action and long-term solutions are required to address water-related issues such as quality, securing supply and maintaining a “licence to operate”. These were some of the key discussion points at the recent Deloitte energy and resources media roundtable.

Website: SA energy will be transformed in 2013.

A new multi-use modular solution to low- and medium-income housing could present a sustainable solution to South Africa’s housing backlog.

Innovative and specialised services are central to what you find at RTS. This company is committed to finding customised engineered solutions to specific problems in the engineering sector and provides niche technologies that one would not normally find on the market.

Fuelenergiser is a revolutionary product in the fuel-additive category and enhances combustion radically. It enables fuel to burn more completely – and converts the unburnt fuel into energy instead of just blowing it out of the tailpipe.

Tuesday, 03 April 2012 11:00

A new IEP finally on the table

A draft of the new national Integrated Energy Plan will be available in June as the government is in the process of formulating this document. A panel of experts on energy discussed the importance of such a document at the Critical Thinking Forum in March.

Wednesday, 15 February 2012 13:48

Climate Change Convention (Durban) – Outcomes

Andrew Gilder, IMBEWU Sustainability Legal Specialists (Pty) Ltd.

The writing of this article engendered a distinct sense of déjà vu in that I felt impelled to commence with “one’s opinion of whether the outcome of the Durban Climate Change Conference was positive or not depends very largely on one’s initial viewpoint” of the value of value of climate negotiations.

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