Bringing power home with Energy Partners

Among companies helping us live the green lifestyle is Energy Partners, who, with their Home Solutions packages,offer a range of user-friendly,cost-efficient applications for those with an earth-friendly orientation.  Everyone, more or less, by now knows that there are substantial savings to be had if you are a homeowner wishing to...

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Once in a lifetime opportunity with Long Valley Farm

  Long Valley is an eco-community nestled in a secret valley, up in the mountains, 7kms from Robertson in the Western Cape. The trustees (the farm is owned by our registered Breevlei Toe Trust) are united around an eco-ethos, living with a gentle footprint on the land and creating a...

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Zeroth Energy School Competition

We have officially launched our highly anticipated School Competition. HOW IT WORKS :  Open to all kids from Grade1 -12 and all they have to do is tell us in their own creative way “HOW COOL SOLAR IS.”  The pupil who is the winner will win a trip for them...

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Stop leaks now with Aquatrip

When ordering use the code AQUATRIP-SG and you will receive 10% off on all products. Visit www.aquatrip.co.za  It was more of less inevitable, once the conditions required it, that technology long used, for example, in the oil industry, would be applied to water reticulation. This technology is about detecting changes such...

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Renewable Energy back On

If anyone was in doubt that the election to the ruling African National Congress party’s top job of Cyril Ramaphosa was going to produce ‘good things’, one only need to read the recent announcement that additional renewable energy projects were back on the table for independent power producers. We take...

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Cape Town’s Water is Running Out

  acquired January 3, 2014 – January 14, 2018 Cape Town—a cosmopolitan city of 3.7 million people on South Africa’s western coast—is on the verge of running out of water. According to the city’s mayor, if current consumption patterns continue then drinking water taps will be turned off in April...

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Koeberg nuclear power station launches mobile groundwater desalination plant

South Africa power utility Eskom said on Wednesday its Koeberg nuclear power station had launched a mobile groundwater desalination plant to take care of its needs and ease the pressure on the city of Cape Town’s water supply. “The desalination plant is part of Koeberg’s three-pronged water management strategy to...

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#WaterCrisis: Lessons KZN must learn from Day Zero

While all attention is fixed on Cape Town as Day Zero marches ominously closer, we must not lose sight of the fact that it has already happened in KwaZulu-Natal. Day Zero hit about two years ago when the drought of 2015-16 ravaged the province, leaving the Hazelmere Dam dry and...

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PICS: Cape Town gets brief relief with rain

Cape Town welcomed some much needed rain on Tuesday afternoon as a cloudburst brought brief respite from the drought and heat which has been gripping the city.  The city is engaged in a battle to stave off Day Zero – the day when most of the taps in the city...

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