Tag Archives: Green Energy
Zimbabwe anticipates to ignite its green economic revolution with the recent launch of the green business awards expected to be presented to outstanding winners in November 2013, according to Sebastian Zuze, Chairman of the awards. The awards recently launched in Harare under the theme:Greening the economy for sustainable national prosperity are an initiative of Xhib-it Events company and are meant to celebrate excellence in green practice,strategy and products, complimenting the Ministry of Environment’s efforts on greening the economy.They seek to recognize the most innovative,ambitious and effective initiatives by Zimbabwean business and individuals for achieving environmental sustainability and implementing smart business practice.
New technology for harvesting energy from low velocity ocean and tidal currents multiplies the potential for marine energy
by Anders Jansson, CEO, Minesto
Anders Jansson is co-founder and CEO of Minesto, an energy technology company in the field of marine energy, with a patented and proven technology (Deep Green) to harvest energy from low velocity tidal and ocean currents. He has eight years of experience from developing and commercialising marine energy technology, both as an entrepreneur and business leader with a background from Chalmers University of Technology. See http://www.minesto.com/.
Cape Town, South Africa, March 10, 2013 –(PR.com)– There is undoubtedly awareness among South Africans that renewable energy is the way to go. But how feasible is it for the ordinary householder to switch to new, greener technology?
“In a country such as South Africa where solar energy is abundant, the sustainability of its usage through solar geysers and solar panels is unquestioned,” says Dr Roula Inglesi-Lotz, senior lecturer at the Department of Economics of the University of Pretoria and headline speaker at the upcoming Clean Power Africa conference and exhibition from 14-15 May in Cape Town.
Green energy efficient power solutions needed to reach the Next Billion mobile phone users – will ‘save the planet’ as well
The Gauteng MEC for Infrastructure Development, Qedani Mahlangu will officially open the exhibition of the 5th annual Africa Energy Indaba on 19th February 2013 at the Sandton Convention Centre. The exhibition will be showcasing the latest technologies and vast opportunities in Africa’s energy sector. The opening of the exhibition by the MEC reinforces the Department of Infrastructure Development’s (DID) commitment to a greener economy.
Study asks Government of South Africa to legislate Alternative Energy policy, but not coal and nuclear
By Thandisizwe Mgudlwa
A radical green energy plan can not be ignored by all stakeholders of society, an energy study declares.
EAWC Technologies Delivers the Comprehensive Solution for Water and Energy Scarcity – Innovative new technologies will provide clean drinking water and alternative energy solutions on a worldwide basis
MIAMI, Dec., 2012 /PRNewswire via African Press Organization (APO)/ — EAWC Technologies, a leader in innovation in the clean water and alternative energy sectors, announced its comprehensive range of solutions designed to mitigate the growing scarcity of clean drinking water and renewable energy sources. EAWC offers solar-powered water purification systems designed to provide potable water in areas affected by disasters or in regions of the world where water shortages are already present. The water produced using EAWC’s proprietary methods meets the stringent quality standards of the World Health Organization and other major water testing organizations, making these methods a viable choice throughout the world. More information about the processes used can be found at the company’s website at EAWC Technologies.
China to Emerge as the World’s Largest Market for Green Energy Transit Buses, Projects Frost & Sullivan
Governments’ commitment toward green energy fuels hybrid and electric powered vehicles market
NEW YORK, LONDON, BERLIN, PARIS, August 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ —
LONDON, Aug. , 2012 /PRNewswire/ — After a healthy rebound in 2010 when the new investment in renewables grew by 30 percent, 2011 and beginning of 2012 were marred by waves of bad news: bankruptcies, profit warnings, staff layoffs . Furthermore, global cleantech indices showed a downward trend. However, despite a short-term slowdown in demand and challenging conditions in financing projects, Frost & Sullivan believes that the long-term outlook for cleantech is positive.
CAPE TOWN, South Africa, July 4, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — With the latest supply of power grids, power generation efficiency and movement toward energy-efficient buildings, Africa is at the brink of a green energy revolution – or is it really? The Frost & Sullivan Energy and Power Systems business unit will be hosting a complimentary web conference that will be contextualising the direction and scale of energy investment in Africa. The web conference will take place on 10 July 2012, at 15:00 CAT (14:00 BST).