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Author: Beatrix Knopjes

Burning waste in Africa

Producing electricity from urban solid waste could provide energy for up to 40 million African households in 2025, according to a study co-authored by the European Commission Joint Research Centre (JRC). In a report published in Renewable and...

Landfill Biogas as transport fuel in SA

The Department of Environment Affairs has released a study to facilitate the large-scale uptake of alternative transport fuels in South Africa entitled, “The case for Biogas”. The main objective of this study is to establish an understanding of the...
Human settlements

Biometric system for improved homeownership

The Department of Human Settlements is expected to launch a biometric system for the N2 Gateway Project to ensure houses are given to and occupied by their rightful owners, says Human Settlements Minister Lindiwe Sisulu. Minister Sisulu made the...
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Energy cooperation in Southern Africa

Eskom has signed a power supply agreement with its Zimbabwean counterpart Zesa. The energy parastatal is part of the Southern African Power Pool (SAPP), and so is Zesa, where member utilities sell surplus electricity to each other depending on the...