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People’s Climate March 2015! Now what?

By |2019-02-26T13:57:35+00:00November 29th, 2015|Categories: Celebrating Sustainability, Earth Cool Consumer|Tags: , , , , |

The 2015 Peoples Climate March is over. `Earth is set to evict us for bad behaviour’. We cannot wait for the politicians. Change will have to come from us!

Its personal – new nuclear likely to impoverish us.

By |2015-09-25T09:52:46+00:00September 25th, 2015|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , , , , , , |

New nuclear energy for South Africa with the associated huge economic, social and environmental risks and costs are likely to affect all of us very personally. For a succinct statement on the issues & alternatives to nuclear route watch and share this News 24 video .

Transitioning to renewables – Hessequa Energy Summit

By |2015-08-05T16:43:01+00:00August 5th, 2015|Categories: Energy Efficiency & Tariffs, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

The Hessequa Energy Summit held in Stilbaai in July2015 looked at the challenges and solutions for local authorities wanting to become renewable energy suppliers.

Omissions in SA nuclear plan but Government proceeds.

By |2015-07-17T15:12:53+00:00July 17th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Energy Efficiency & Tariffs|Tags: , , , , , , , |

SA Nuclear Program. Questions & answers at Parliamentary Committee on Energy briefing reveal serious omissions but governments determination to proceed.

ESKOM needs restructure not 25% tariff increase

By |2015-06-15T10:22:22+00:00June 15th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Energy Efficiency & Tariffs|Tags: , , , , , , , |

ESKOM's structural problems are wider & deeper than the pockets of South African electricity consumers. Detailed objections to NERSA re ESKOM's 25% tariff increase.

What Plastics are Recyclable – look at polymer ID no!

By |2015-05-27T11:16:26+00:00May 27th, 2015|Categories: Blog, Reduce Re-use Recycle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Now you CAN identify plastic packaging and avoid non-recyclable plastic. The Plastic Packaging industry introduced a Plastic / Polymer Identity Code to make it easier to identify plastics.

Renewable Energy for Africa. What’s the holdup?

By |2015-05-23T18:06:58+00:00May 23rd, 2015|Categories: Blog, Celebrating Sustainability, Energy Efficiency & Tariffs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Renewable energy requires a new approach: multisource, localized, private public partnerships that embrace smart technology to capture energy & manage demand

Renewable energy for progress – African Utilities Week 2015

By |2015-05-19T21:03:02+00:00May 19th, 2015|Categories: Energy Efficiency & Tariffs|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Tapping into the abundant opportunities that renewable energy provides requires a restructuring of electricity services. Not just technically, but socio-politically. Is Africa up to this?