energy efficiency

IRENA

IEA signs MoU to bolster energy efforts in India

The IEA’s Executive Director, Dr Fatih Birol, signed a MoU with The Energy & Resources Institute to strengthen cooperation between the two organisations in their work on a wide range of energy issues.
Waste heat

Waste heat: An untapped energy source

Buildings and factories are wasting huge amounts of heat into the atmosphere through air conditioning, refrigeration and production processes.

Six tips to save on electricity costs

Eaton provides six ways to follow in order to reduce energy consumption at home and contribute to national grid stability.
Plastics industry

Plastics industry displays plant optimisation

By Dr Robin Kent, the Founder and Managing Director of Tangram Technology, UK In the plastics industry, automation is...

ACEEE speaks to Earth Day founder

By Kate Doughty, Communications Assistant at ACEEE In 1970, headbands were in, Simon & Garfunkel topped the charts, and Denis Hayes,...
Wits

S.Africa: Energy Minister encourages youth participation in energy sector

The South African minister of energy, Jeff Radebe, addressed members attending the School Energy Day event in Buffalo City to engage young people on different energy-related issues.
energy solutions

Competition for energy solutions launched

Schneider Electric launches energy solutions competition for innovative solutions for smarter, energy-efficient and sustainable cities. 
Switchgear

Technical experts galvanise switchgear development

ACTOM MV Switchgear, a division of ACTOM, has developed a new bolted and riveted design of housing assembly for its modernised SBV4E switchgear.
carbon tax

Corporates could decrease carbon footprint through Corporate PPAs

Despite the ongoing regulatory and policy uncertainty, Africa is starting to see a noticeable increase in PPAs, according to Baker McKenzie.
African Utility Week

Global Million Cool Roofs Challenge to provide $2m grant

The Million Cool Roofs Challenge, announced this week, aims to scale up the deployment of solar-reflective ‘cool’ roofs in developing countries suffering from heat stress....

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