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Big Auto gets a lot of criticism here. The problem for large automakers is that they will crush their own finances and have to write off massive investments if they rapidly shift to electric transport, but they are exposing themselves to great threat if they are too slow electrifying

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Google will purchase all the electricity generated by the largest solar park in the Netherlands over the next decade to power a recently opened data centre housing thousands of servers, the US internet company and energy provider Eneco said on Friday. It is part of

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PV Renting – an Innovative Financing Tool for Solar Power There appears to be a new, solar “gold rush” taking place, with all the installations that are being commissioned around the world- South Africa is no exception, albeit a little “behind the times”. For many

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In 2013, Ceres Fruit Growers (CFG) installed solar panels on the roof of its controlled atmosphere rooms to reduce its load on the municipal grid. Rahim Hassan, manager of engineering services at CFG, speaks about the importance of this decision.   Why did you decide

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THE electricity supply business is rife with fraudsters according to Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality (EMM) spokesperson Themba Gadebe. Gadebe requested customers to be vigilant and to remember to never pay money to a municipal official unless the payment takes place over the counter at the EMM’s

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A recent report by Ashburton investments found that South Africa should prepare for the advent of electric cars, noting the possible effects they are likely to have on the industry and consumers. While the full impact of the electric-car is still some way off, driving an electronic

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The below information can be used as a helpful directory when looking to caontact municipal or electricity departments across South Africa Eskom Registering on Eskom’s website will allow you to query your account, view your consumption, submit your meter readings or log a fault. The customer centre

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Terrance and Natasha Moodley from Ridgeway see themselves as law-abiding citizens who paid what is due in terms of municipal rates however they are fed up with City Powers Billing. For the past years they have been paying the electricity ‘estimated’ bill and in March

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Johannesburg – In collaboration with the Philile Foundation, Greenpeace Africa’s recently launched campaign Project Sunshine seeks to raise R100 000 from mid-June to mid-July to install solar streetlights around a crèche in Diepsloot. Project Sunshine is a crowdfunded initiative and at midpoint the project has already raised over

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Expressing deep concern over the Supreme Court ruling, the business chamber – whose members include many of the region’s energyintensive companies – confirmed the ruling reversed a high court judgment which had set aside an interim tariff increase last year. “Ultimately, this will result in

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