The future role of gas in South Africa’s power and industrial development mix

  The major objectives of the country, namely poverty alleviation, reducing levels of unemployment and raising standards of living, considered when making recommendations regarding alternative power generation mixes. The report took into examined the economic impact of using various alternative energy sources for electricity generation that are readily available for use in the South African […]

Debating the smart city concept and its role in South Africa

  The Internet of Things and Big Data have popularised the smart city vision, and smart cities are increasingly being seen as the solution to addressing the challenges of rapid urbanisation. However, the smart city concept also conjures up images of data being used as a big brother governance tool, rampant corporatisation of the smart […]