News and updates from the continent


Zayed Future Energy Prize goes to Somali secondary school

Zayed Future Energy Prize goes to Somali secondary school

Jan 19, 2016

SOS HG Sheikh Secondary School wins top international sustainability award – School receives $100,000 to fund clean energy installations and launch educational workshops.

Minister Molewa Gazettes greenhouse gases priority

Minister Molewa Gazettes greenhouse gases priority

Jan 17, 2016

Regulations require a company conducting certain production processes which involve the direct emission of greenhouses gases to prepare, submit, implement a pollution prevention plan in respect of greenhouse gases.

SKA awards bursaries to five matriculants

SKA awards bursaries to five matriculants

Jan 17, 2016

The bursary students – Anver Adams, Janethon de Klerk, Kyle Henderson, Cedwill Abdol and Bradley Bosman – all performed well in mathematics and physical science in their final exams.

Customer demand for energy saving goods is on the rise

Customer demand for energy saving goods is on the rise

Jan 14, 2016

Energy-guzzling appliances: Geysers and heaters are the most significant users of energy; and dishwashers, stoves and lights can also contribute significantly to household energy consumption.

Passat Energy commissions 220kWp rooftop solar plant

Passat Energy commissions 220kWp rooftop solar plant

Jan 12, 2016

The panels are installed in four arrays giving an output of 55KW each. This feeds into two 100KW inverters in parallel, tied to the grid and the pay-back period is estimated at five to six years.