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Exploring floating solar, a first for Cape Town municipality

Given that vacant land in the city is very expensive and rooftop solar PV systems are relatively small, Cape Town aims to explore floating solar PV systems for large-scale solar PV installations.
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PepsiCo bringing safe water to sub-Saharan Africa with $1m programme

The PepsiCo Foundation has partnered with WaterAid to bring safe water to families in sub-Saharan Africa through their recently launched $1 million programme.
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Flagship water and sanitation initiative seeks partnerships

“Now more than ever, we need to elevate the African water agenda. We also need to raise the value of inter-African cooperation and partnerships in responding to water and sanitation challenges," said David Mahlobo.
Water sector. Prof Roland Schulze

Water sector Prof has climate change on his mind

A broad future lies ahead for the water sector, which has become an increasingly important commodity, says Prof Roland Schulze, winner of the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award at African Utility Week. “Nowadays, hydrologists and engineers...