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Infographic: Wind and sun power in South Africa

Significant amounts of sunshine and good, prevalent wind conditions have given South Africa the perfect opportunity to diversify its energy generation plan, moving away...
George airport goes solar

George airport goes solar

The airport in the southern Cape town of George has become the first airport in Africa to use solar energy with the opening of phase one of a multi-million-rand solar energy plant. The Airports Company South Africa has "got a plan" to reduce its carbon footprint and become carbon neutral.

Cinema harnesses the power of the sun

sunshine-cinema---thumbDo-it-yourself videos to teach skills, as well as short story films, are screened in rural and marginalised areas, using solar energy. Next up for Sunshine Cinema is a road trip exposing its work to people from Cape Town to Kenya.

Elon Musk reveals battery to power homes

Elon Musk reveals battery to power homes

A solar-powered battery that allows home owners to go completely off-grid has been unveiled by South African-born and raised technology entrepreneur Elon Musk, who believes his company's latest innovation will help change the "entire energy infrastructure of the world".

A place to call home

Repurposed shipping containers and green building methods have provided the space to set up a caring and nurturing environment for 80 orphaned and abandoned...

A place to call home

Repurposed shipping containers and green building methods have provided the space to set up a caring and nurturing environment for 80 orphaned and abandoned children. There is also opportunity for dignity through the home's environmental concerns.

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.

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