All posts by: Jana de Jager

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Solar water heaters are innovative products, but solar geyser prices hold many people back. The reality is that solar geysers are lifesavers to some parts of the world that need energy savings. The heaters do not emit half the pollution made by non-solar, energy-consumptive machines. Over time, users save significantly on their energy bills. If […]


In what is believed to be the biggest solar pump system in South Africa to date, SESSA Photovoltaic Division Member, KG Electric, has supplied a 35.2KWp solar pumping system at Haakdoringduin, about 110km from Upington. The installation was undertaken by AgriSolar of Upington, with engineering and commissioning assistance from KG Electric. The 37KW solar pump […]


A new report alleges that the Walton family’s environmental agenda is greenwashing. The reality is far more complicated. Julia Pyper October 15, 2014 According to a recent report from the Institute for Local Self-Reliance (ILSR), the Walton family, majority owners of Wal-Mart Stores Inc., is secretly waging a war on distributed energy through efforts to […]


A UK water company has begun supplying domestic gas produced from human waste to homes. Severn Trent Water said it is the first company to provide gas for heating and cooking to the National Grid using “poo power”. The biomethane is produced by breaking down sludge from a sewage treatment plant. Severn Trent said Northumbrian […]


Solar geysers are the newest advancement in water-heating technology. Traditional water geysers utilise electricity to heat up the water. Solar geysers utilise solar or the sun’s energy to heat up. While there are many companies out there that provide solar geysers, Solar Guru is the leader when it comes providing quality geysers. Why?  


RUSSIA’s Rosatom State Atomic Energy Corporation announced on Monday that an agreement had been signed in Vienna with Energy Minister Tina Joemat-Pettersson for large-scale nuclear power plant development in SA. It implied that Rosatom had been selected as SA’s preferred partner for its plans to procure 9.6 gigawatts (GW) of nuclear power by 2030, beating […]


Economists and captains of industry say this is hurting the economy South Africa – A silent and deadly crime robs South Africa of billions each year. It affects the lives of ordinary citizens. It has a negative impact on economic growth, putting jobs and food security at risk. This crime is one that most South […]


THE stylishly dressed men and women window-shopping in the air-conditioned cool of the Lagos Palms shopping mall speak of a Nigerian economy and middle class on the rise. But out the back, the stench of diesel fumes hanging heavily in the muggy tropical air is evidence of failings that are holding back Africa’s biggest economy: […]


No technology mandates, more competition and consumer empowerment: a conservative’s dream. Stephen Lacey September 26, 2014 Imagine an electricity market that gives small businesses and consumers the same ability to compete and make money that utilities have always had. The market has no explicit technology mandates that require utilities or individuals to “pick winners and […]