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Solar Power on the Brink of Breakthrough

Feature story | October 27, 2010 at 11:50

A new study projects that solar investments are set to rocket, firing-up job creation, and further highlighting why South Africa needs its energy [R]evolution.

Putting the POW in Solar Power

E-card | October 13, 2011 at 11:17

In SA I shine for 2500 hours a year - shine time that could be powering the country. Please Use Me More!

With Me, The Future's So Bright, You'll Need Shades

E-card | October 13, 2011 at 12:14

Hey hot stuff! If South Africa plugged into the wind and I, we'd create up to 150,000 new jobs by 2030.

The Greenpeace (Sun)iversity moves through Durban

Blog entry by Monica Davies | October 14, 2011

Following the success of Greenpeace’s youth outreach solar power training camp that took place at the end of last month, the team of volunteers and Greenpeace activists from the camp have taken their Solar Caravan, featuring...

Solar Power Roadshow: UKZN

Image gallery | October 21, 2011

Stepping Into The Solar-Powered Limelight

Blog entry by The South African Sun | October 26, 2011

Lovely people, The South African Sun here. Can I have a few minutes of your time to boast about what I’ve been up to lately? You see, the fossil fools often quip that while solar power is a nice idea, it simply isn’t a viable...

The True Cost of Coal

Feature story | October 26, 2011 at 12:20

Catastrophic climate change and uncontrollable debt are burdens South Africans will have to bear for their government’s addiction to coal. On top of the escalating construction costs for Kusile, the monstrous coal-fired power plant, the country...

Coal Addiction: How Kusile could cripple the country

Blog entry by Mike Baillie | October 27, 2011

You’ll often hear that renewable energy is a nice idea, but it’s simply too expensive to be a realistic option. The choice between burning coal and switching to renewable energy is said to be a simple cost calculation – one that coal...

True Cost of Coal Infographic

Generic multimedia item | October 27, 2011 at 8:00

Giving South Africans their first light with solar power

Blog entry by Monica Davies | October 31, 2011

If you thought power cuts from our inadequate centralized energy supply were annoying, imagine if the power were always cut - no light at night, no hot water for dishes or clothes, and no easy heat in winter. Such is the reality for...

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