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Power from the Sun

Feature story | July 22, 2014 at 9:20

After months of hard work and long hours, the community-owned solar grid was finally unveiled just after midday. And as the switch was flicked to “ON”, the community went into a euphoric frenzy as if we were at a cricket ground during the world...

Greenpeace launches solar-powered radio in DRC’s Oshwe community

Press release | July 11, 2012 at 10:59

Oshwe — Hundreds of Oshwe’s community members, today witnessed the launch of the first-ever solar-powered radio station in their province; a project supported by Greenpeace. In attendance were national, provincial and territorial authorities who...

Six Renewable Energy Myths, Busted!

Feature story | May 29, 2013 at 12:14

The evidence is in: Renewable energy is viable, reliable, and ready to go – all that’s missing is the political will to kick start an energy revolution in South Africa.

Tweet the Energy [R]evolution

Page | September 3, 2010 at 17:27

An Energy Revolution is not just possible, it's already happening. Here are few amazing facts about renewable energy that the world ought to know.

Bafana Bafana's triumphant last game

Feature story | June 23, 2010 at 10:48

Today was an extra big day for the Solar World Cup project. This match was the last chance for South Africa to qualify for the next round, and they were up against former World Cup champion France.

“Walk The Talk” of investing in our youth

Blog entry by Lerato Tsotetsi | July 15, 2013

The The stats are big: South Africa has some of the best renewable energy potential in the world; 12 million South Africans do not have access to a secure supply of electricity; 3.2 million young people in our country are unemployed...

Solar Kickoff

Feature story | June 4, 2010 at 18:36

The world cup kicks off in six days time – but the benefits of this soccer spectacular will be felt for a long time afterwards, thanks to the innovative Solar public viewing area in Jericho, Brits. Next Friday June 11 2010, the world will hold...

Solar World Cup – finale

Feature story | July 12, 2010 at 0:56

What can be said about the end of a World Cup with as many unexpected twists as this one? Certainly that Spain won through great spirit, superior team play and perhaps a bit of luck. The reality is that we'll need something of all three to beat...

Solar Power Breakthrough

Feature story | February 3, 2011 at 8:37

New study projects solar investments to double until 2015 as prices drop a further 40%.

Greenpeace solar powers World Cup festivities

Press release | June 16, 2010 at 11:35

Jericho, South Africa, June 16, 2010 – Today villagers in Jericho, 180 kilometres from Johannesburg, will gather around a specially constructed Greenpeace Solar-powered Public Viewing Area to watch South Africa’s Bafana Bafana football team play...

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