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Renewable Energy in South Africa

South Africa currently has over 100 large-scale renewable energy projects either fully operational, or waiting to be completed over the next five to ten years. These projects are focused predominately on wind and solar energy, but there are biomass (plant photosynthesis energy) and hydro-electric ventures being developed. Take a look at the infographic below, credited to www.energy.gov.

SolarConnect in the National News

The national power grid has been hitting the headlines recently, when South Africa was plunged into the Dark Ages for almost two weeks. While we’ve seen a reprieve from load shedding for the time being, news from the top is that we’re not out of the woods yet. 

Renewable Energy and Your Health

We all know that living in a clean and hygienic home that doesn't make us sick is very important. Unfortunately, we aren't treating Planet Earth with the same consideration! This infographic by the Climate Reality Project shows exactly how fossil vs renewable energy can impact our health.

How China Can Boost Solar Energy In Africa

Many people around the world, in both urban and rural communities, struggle to break out of the cycle of poverty. One of the reasons is a lack of electricity. A staggering 600 million people in Africa are without reliable, affordable electricity.

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