Posts tagged: green technologies

Solar Powered Desalination Plant Brings Relief To Muni

By:┬áNicolette 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 […]

Energy Efficiency for Smart Cities – Examples of Smart City Planning that Advances Energy Efficiency

You have probably heard about new, smart technologies that help people build and maintain their homes, offices and business by improving energy efficiency and reducing their carbon footprint. However, what you might not know is that these kind of solutions are also making their way into the field of city planning, allowing engineers and architects […]