Solar Impulse: Plane's pilots ground record-setting attempt until 2016

Solar Impulse: Plane's pilots ground record-setting attempt until 2016

For more than a decade they dreamed of circling the globe, using only the energy from the sun to power their flight.

They even achieved what many said was impossible -- a nonstop flight lasting almost five days and five nights over the open ocean, without a single drop of fuel.

But on Wednesday, the pilots of the Solar Impulse 2, the experimental plane attempting to fly around the...

Don’t blame Eskom for load-shedding

Don’t blame Eskom for load-shedding

IN VIEW of the numerous, diverse opinions currently being expressed on the electricity situation in SA, especially with regard to the shortage in generating capacity, it is important to provide some perspective on how this shortage came about.

The current shortage is not due to apartheid, maintenance, higher than expected economic growth or the electrification of homes. It is also not du...

INGENIOUS SUNPORT PLUG LETS YOU USE SOLAR ENERGY EVEN IF YOU DON’T HAVE SOLAR PANELS

INGENIOUS SUNPORT PLUG LETS YOU USE SOLAR ENERGY EVEN IF YOU DON’T HAVE SOLAR PANELS

http://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech/sunport-solar-power-plug-kickstar...

If you want to use clean solar energy in your home, your only option is to get some solar panels installed — right?
Wrong.
Con...

South Africa’s wind and solar power busts major renewable energy myth

South Africa’s wind and solar power busts major renewable energy myth

Mainstream Renewable Power, a global wind and solar energy company, has released a research report which states that South Africa’s wind and solar power generation matches electricity demand in the country.

Mainstream analysed wind and solar resource data from 2013 for 18 wind and solar sites across South Africa.

The sites analysed represent a potential combined generation capacit...

Africa’s largest solar farm now fully operational

Africa’s largest solar farm now fully operational

The Jasper solar farm, located near Kimberley in South Africa, is now the continent’s largest solar power project. Construction was completed in October, and it is now fully operational (you can read that in the Star Wars emperor’s voice). With a rated capacity of 96 megawatts, Jasper will produce about 180,000 megawatt-hours of clean energy annually for South African residents, enough to power...

Here's What The Future Of Energy Might Look Like. And It's Pretty Amazing (VIDEO)

Here's What The Future Of Energy Might Look Like. And It's Pretty Amazing (VIDEO)

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dmtOXPkANws

A Demo of wireless electricity

A Demo of wireless electricity

Eric Giler wants to untangle our wired lives with cable-free electric power. Here, he covers what this sci-fi tech offers, and demos MIT's breakthrough version, WiTricity — a near-to-market invention that may soon recharge your cell phone, car, pacemaker.

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The Japanese are right up there with the best when it comes to today's  technology.

The Japanese are right up there with the best when it comes to today's technology.

Plastic To Oil Plant

Turnkey ready pyrolysis plant. Profitable. Eco Friendly!
The machine produced in various sizes, for both industrial and home uses,
can easily transform a kilogram of plastic waste into a liter of oil, using
about 1 kW·h of electricity but without emitting CO2 in the process. The
machine uses a temperature controlling electric heater instead of...

The New Home Battery: Is Off Grid Living About To Become Mainstream?

The New Home Battery: Is Off Grid Living About To Become Mainstream?

A Florida woman had to stand up to a local judge to continue living off grid when he declared it illegal, but if millions of people start to live more self-sufficiently and sustainably, what will the corrupt judiciary say then?

Musk’s new invention is based on Tesla’s lithium-ion battery technology, and the new battery is expected to help the company become a leader in the growing home e...

Resolving SA’s electricity crisis starts with breaking Eskom’s monopoly

Resolving SA’s electricity crisis starts with breaking Eskom’s monopoly

Note to editors: The following remarks were made by Mmusi Maimane MP, DA Parliamentary Leader, during a demonstration outside Megawatt Park in support of breaking the Eskom monopoly over South Africa’s power supply.

We are here at Eskom’s Megawatt Park headquarters today to protest against the electricity crisis that threatens to shut down our economy.

We are here to say enough is...

 
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