The Austrian Institute of Technology (AIT), in collaboration with Germany’s Fraunhofer ISE and Forster Industrietechnik, has launched the PV-SÜD pilot project to create new opportunities for solar power generation on road networks.
- Sandton Central on the cutting edge of green building practices 28/07/2019
Sandton Central which, in 2010, saw Nedbank complete its headquarters which became South Africa’s first Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) Green Star-certified building, has remained on the cutting edge of green building practices on the African continent. This has seen the business district staying firmly in line with the very latest international real estate ...
- Nedbank leads in renewable energy finance in South Africa 23/06/2019
A brief search through the headlines across the world leaves no doubt that the threat posed by climate change has morphed from a focus of only climate activists to a global concern points out Mark Boshoff, head of Strategic Initiatives for Nedbank Business Banking. Writing in an opinion piece, Mark also adds that the climate ...
- C40 cities gather in Johannesburg 16/06/2019
C40 Cities (www.C40.org) a global organisation that connects 94 of the world’s leading cities taking bold climate action recently held its annual event in Johannesburg, South Africa and for the first time, gathered city officials and investors to address the most pressing climate challenges of our time.
- UN, EDP bring clean energy to Mozambican district 06/06/2019
The United Nations human settlements programme, UN-Habitat, and Portuguese energy company EDP, are constructing a solar energy system to supply clean, renewable energy to 12 classrooms in Namacurra district, in the Zambezia province of Mozambique, some 1,500 km from the capital Maputo.