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New electric car to hit South African market

New electric car to hit South African market

South African-born entrepreneur and Tesla chief executive Elon Musk has revealed the latest model of the electric car from his company, Tesla. He tweeted that it would also be available in South Africa. The Model 3 can travel up to 346 kilometres on a single charge.

South Africa is open for business

The rand might have been turbulent of late and the GDP might have shrunk but Brand South Africa's CEO Kingsley Makhubela assures investors that the country remains on an upward trajectory. With a reduction in the cost of fuel, increased foreign direct investment and a halt in load shedding, South Africa is, indeed, still open for business.

Learning made fun for children

Low Engen-Kleva-Kids---ThumbUsing drama and song, Engen KlevaKidz teaches young children about safety regarding paraffin. The highly flammable fuel is used by many disadvantaged households for cooking and heating.

South Africa leads the way at Safari-1

South Africa leads the way at Safari-1

More than two decades ago, Safari-1 was the first nuclear research reactor in the world to turn its back on weapons grade fuel. Leading the Atoms for Peace charge, South Africa is the only country to give up nuclear weapons in favour of science. Safari-1 turned 50 this month.
UWC unveils hydrogen generator

UWC unveils hydrogen generator

The University of the Western Cape, together with local South African partners, has unveiled a 2.5Kw hydrogen fuel power generator prototype unit which can be used to produce electricity in remote areas that do not have access to the national grid.

Cheap, clean lighting for Kenya

Mobile technology, pay-as-you-go and the country's abundant sunshine are being harnessed to provide cheap lighting to low income and rural Kenyans, without the risks and pollution associated with the kerosene lamps that were the lighting of necessity until d.light came on to the market.
• Hi-tech shacks for better living

Sunlight transforms communities

A South African company has developed a mobile kitchen unit that is making it possible to cook in an environment-responsible and cost-effective way.

Green service station piloted in South Africa

Global fuel giant Total has expressed its commitment to investment in South Africa, and has unveiled the first of its new chain of eco-friendly service stations.
Portable plant makes fuel from waste

South Africa eyes cleaner fuels by 2013

South Africans urged to be fuel-efficient

With hefty fuel price hikes kicking in on Wednesday, Energy Minister Dipuo Peters has urged South Africans to be economical in their fuel use - and creative in finding ways to ease the impact of the increases.
South Africa eyes cleaner fuels by 2013

Fuel prices pushed by weaker rand

The prices of petrol, diesel and illuminating paraffin will all go up by between 30 and 40 cents per litre on Wednesday, with a drop in crude oil prices being negated by a deteriorating rand/ dollar exchange rate.

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