Innovation

  • Minister Mantashe hands over IeC to the Qamata community 11/11/2020Minister Mantashe hands over IeC to the Qamata community
    The South African Minister of Mineral Resources and Energy, Mr Gwede Mantashe handed over the Integrated Energy Centre (IeC) to the Thembisile Hani IeC Co-operative in the Qamata community of the Eastern Cape Province. The department, in partnership with PetroSA, has established the IeC to enhance access to affordable and sustainable energy services, job creation ...
  • 17/09/2020
    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 28/07/2019Sandton Central on the cutting edge of green building practices
    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 23/06/2019Nedbank leads in renewable energy finance in South Africa
    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 16/06/2019C40 cities gather in Johannesburg
    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.