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Solar Powered Desalination Plant Brings Relief To Muni

By: Nicolette Pombo-van Zyl South Africa is set to commission its first solar powered desalination plant at the end of October 2018 in Witsand, Hessequa Municipality in the Western Cape. The project, initiated by Prof Erwin Schwella, Professor of Public Leadership at Stellenbosch and Tilburg Universities together with the municipality, is co-funded by the Western Cape […]

Friday May 25th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »

‘Green’ Concrete Could Be Game-Changer For Construction Industry

Microscopic flakes of graphene add strength and durability — but also raise cost and safety concerns.   By: Kate Baggaley Scientists have been tinkering with concrete in an effort to improve upon the world’s most widely used construction material — and they’ve notched some notable successes. New forms of concrete can trap and store the greenhouse gas carbon dioxide, break […]

Wednesday May 23rd, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Kings County Farmer Has Largest Private Solar Panel Array in Maritimes

By: Ian Fairclough ATLANTA, Kings County — As a farmer, one would expect Greg Gerrits to enjoys seeing the sun. It’s important to the growth of his crops atElmridge Farm, after all. But the sun also — if it cooperates — provides power for the third-generation family farm in Atlanta, near Canning. Last fall, Gerrits finished […]

Monday May 21st, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Nissan’s Following Tesla Into Solar Power and Home Batteries

By: Jack Stewart GIVEN THE WEATHER in the United Kingdom—that cloudy, foggy, drizzly country—it doesn’t seem like the best place to launch a business that revolves around solar power. But this is where the builder of the world’s best-selling electric car just started selling Nissan Energy Solar, a generation-to-acceleration scheme that equips customers with roof-mounted panels and a battery […]

Saturday May 19th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »

Kiskiack Golf Club Goes Solar

By: Jack Jacobs Eighteen holes of golf. And now, 88 solar panels. Kiskiack Golf Club celebrated the installation of solar panels at a ceremony Tuesday. “We wanted to figure out ways to make Kiskiack a sustainable golf course for many years,” said Carl Zangardi, owner of Kiskiack Golf Club. The solar energy system possesses 29 […]

Thursday May 17th, 2018 in Latest Post | No Comments »