energy efficiency

Tilt solar PV

US app educates consumers on energy efficiency and renewables

US nonprofit Renewable Nation is encouraging schools across the country to go solar through an awareness drive around renewable energy and energy efficiency choices. The...

How energy and water sectors tackle ‘resourcefulness’

Implementing smart city solutions is a high priority for 70% of utility executives. 9 out of 10 consumers believe it's important for utilities to use big data to improve...
Blockchain

Blockchain based renewable energy certificates: How to make it real?

When investing in green certificates the question of how these instruments work is often aised, since it’s impossible to track or influence the path...
climate change

Chilling prospects threaten global climate and SDGs

The first-ever report to quantify chilling and cooling reveals major risks to the global economy and vulnerable populations if investment and greater action are...
Yackov Dar

How smart grids enable utilities to become better service providers

Yackov Dar, managing director of PCMA, uses the example of smart grid technology enabling utilities to notify customers of an outage ahead of time,...
energy efficient street lights

UNDP to pilot energy efficiency incentive programme in SA

The Department of Energy in collaboration with the Department of Trade and Industry, and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) is implementing the project,...
energy efficient street lights

Energy efficient appliances now easy to identify in South Africa

The Department of Energy (DoE) has implemented a programme to drive energy efficient appliances in the South African market, removing all high energy-consuming goods.  The...
energy efficient street lights

Standards and labeling to lead energy efficiency programme

On Friday, South African minister of energy Jeff Radebe will will conduct an Energy Saving Activation Campaign on Residential Appliance Energy Efficiency Standards and Labelling...
energy efficient street lights

World Bank | $300m loan to accelerate energy efficiency in India

The Indian government has secured $300 million in World Bank funding to scale up an energy efficiency programme. The World Bank has approved a $220...

SA leading cities strive to make all new buildings zero carbon

C40 Cities South Africa Buildings Programme, launched this week in Tshwane, aspires to make zero carbon buildings standard practice across South African cities. Mayors of...

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