As South Africa is preparing for a broad roll-out of the country's vaccine programme, energy efficiency is a factor to consider, says the South African National Energy Development Institute, (SANEDI).
High-efficiency motors and variable speed drives have the potential to improve energy efficiency in industry and infrastructure, states ABB's new white paper.
The Admin B building at Stellenbosch University has received the first-ever Energy Performance Certificate (EPC) in recognition of its commitment to energy efficiency.
Previous winners show their mettle as Ashden Awards, now in their 20th year, makes its final call for applications from Africa's low carbon innovators.
Estimates suggest 5G networks can be up to 90% more efficient per traffic unit than their 4G predecessors but requires more energy.
Finance and Policy
The need for affordable, sustainable cooling investment solutions that do not cause a spike in global energy demand has never been so high.
Disruption of the electricity supply and demand market in 2020 came in various guises but so too are the development areas that have arisen.
The implementation of Super ESCOs on the continent will gradually contribute to the expansion and strengthening of the energy efficiency financing ecosystem.
SANEDI has developed a new app set to improve investment decisions around energy use in the lighting of buildings across the country.
Brazil’s Energy Research Office has released its Atlas of Energy Efficiency in Brazil 2020 – Indicators Report.