Green Purr

March 23, 2015
by Helen
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Power from the people – City of Cape Town’s grid allows small scale electricity feed from consumers

Some semi-recent fantastic news:  Cape Town is allowing commercial, industrial and residential users to feed electricity back into the grid!  I may be wrong, but I think this is a South African first.    Small scale embedded electricity generators (SSEG) can … Continue reading

February 6, 2014
by Helen
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Renewable Energy Festival – Green Point Urban Park, Cape Town

Firstly, a Happy and Wonderful New Year!  Personally and professionally, last year was a year of great change.  This year is going to be one of challenge and growth, which I’m incredibly excited and optimistic for. To start off the … Continue reading

January 16, 2012
by Helen
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The Sahara’s Solar Energy Potential

We all know solar energy is the most abundant source of renewable energy. It is also unfortunately not the most optimally harvested, stored and transmitted source.  I mostly understand the inhibiting factors that have stopped modern society from tapping solar … Continue reading