Renewable Energy
Wednesday, 25 February 2009 11:57

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25° in Africa is part of Media in Africa’s range of independent, unbiased magazines.

Published bi-monthly in print format and digitally via the Internet with an international readership, 25° covers the whole gamut of energy sources and provides meaningful, educational and technical reporting on the major energy issues of the day throughout the African continent, with interviews and reports from international experts, governmental policy statements, statistical analyses, and the views of decision makers – all forming part of our balanced independent editorial programmes.

25° in Africa contains reports on important trends and developments in:

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Systems Automation and Management (SAM) is a leading supplier of data acquisition systems and innovative automation solutions, and one of the most significant developments currently offered to the local industry by SAM is the considerable cost benefits that can be achieved by switching to photovoltaic (PV) generation hybrid systems in comparison to conventional diesel generators.

Tuesday, 08 October 2013 14:31

CSPs ensure a brighter future

Concentrated solar plants (CSPs) present many advantages when compared to traditional energy-producing facilities.

Already established as a global player in solar project development, even though the company was only founded three years ago, Soventix will find solutions for anyone who wishes to harness the sun’s energy, save on their electricity bill and create a liveable and sustainable environment for future generations.

Tuesday, 08 October 2013 14:17

Renewed perspectives on climate change

The South African Weather Services, the Department of Environmental Affairs and the World Meteorological Organisation (WMO) recently hosted a workshop on the national implementation of the WMO Global Framework for Climate Change Services (GFCS).

A joint venture between Basil Read Matomo (Pty) Ltd and Isolux Ingenieria has been appointed by SunEdison to build a solar photovoltaic plant in Boshof, Free State.

Tuesday, 08 October 2013 14:14

Viable renewable energy for low-cost housing

A recent report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) revealed that 59% of the population of Africa has no access to electricity. This research highlights the need for alternative energy sources to be used within rural South Africa, where the majority of residents are negatively affected by the lack of energy.

By Joanita Roos, research analyst for energy and power systems at Frost & Sullivan

Private-public partnerships are essential in the race for turning Africa into a renewable energy-operated success story.

Tuesday, 08 October 2013 14:09

Renewable energy in Africa

Exploring renewable energy policy options for Africa.

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