Our social development programs are too focused on welfarism and too little on healing the social pain that is overwhelming so many, writes Mamphela Ramphele.
The Sun Exchange is an online platform that allows anyone anywhere in the world to buy solar panels and then lease them to schools and businesses in emerging markets.
From marijuana, to solar power and clean energy, portfolios constructed with companies betting on industrial and social transformations are trouncing rivals across the broader equity market.
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China is the world's largest investor in renewable energy, sinking $126.6 billion into the sector, a 31% increase over 2106.
Water rationing to preselected suburbs by the City of Cape Town could lead to solar water geysers "exploding", an electrical and electronic engineer has warned.
An engineering study has dispelled the myths on the limits and costs of accommodating significant levels of renewable energy in the SA power grid, explains Chris Yelland.
With yet another renewable energy project completed on time and on budget, one has to wonder why the Department of Energy tolerates Eskom’s refusal to sign additional power producer agreements.
China is appealing to the EU to drop anti-dumping tariffs on Chinese solar panels after a recommendation that they be extended for two years.
Solar energy ordinarily wins praise from groups that want to cut greenhouse gases, but a proposed solar project at a defunct Long Island nuclear power plant is stirring outrage because it requires demolishing 140ha of woodlands.
The Solar Impulse 2 aircraft is flying over the western Atlantic on one of the most difficult legs of its record-breaking bid to cross the globe using only solar energy. LIVE LINK
Tesla’s latest bid to revive its foundering solar division may sound familiar: rentals.
“We would like to thank our customers for their cooperation during the registration process.”
From a distance, it looks like a deep-blue sea has formed in the middle of the Mexican desert.
A ground-breaking project to transform Pietermaritzburg’s energy use and infrastructure has won an award nationally, but has also raised eyebrows here.
An epic 3 000km solar car race across the desert heart of Australia designed to showcase new technology has started near Darwin.
Air pollution is diminishing India's capacity to harness power from the sun, experts say, undermining billions being invested in renewables.
With the massive reduction in the price of renewable energy over the last five years, a new approach to power generation beyond “baseloadism” is emerging, says Chris Yelland.
US electric automaker Tesla says it plans to start working with Japanese electronics company Panasonic on solar energy.
SA firm SolarAfrica has funded, designed and installed a microgrid in Kenya, making it solar with a battery solution for cloudy days and a whopping cut in diesel usage.
A solar-powered aircraft has landed in New York City on the latest leg of its globe-circling voyage.
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