Rooftop solar rules, OK?

  With all the attention focused on the REI4P and the haggling over final signing off, it is often forgotten that there is a market sector which is independent of government plans, uses private finance, and is growing at an astounding rate, namely commercial and residential rooftop solar. An industry database estimates the total number […]

New electrical contracting industry sick benefit fund

  The parties to the Bargaining Council for the Electrical Industries (SA) recently concluded an agreement to establish the new Sick Benefit Fund for the electrical contracting industry. We previously had three different sick benefit funds, one covering the Western Cape, the other KwaZulu-Natal, and one for the rest of the country. Each of these […]

New waste regulations: Are you prepared?

  Amendments to the National Environmental Waste Management Act are set to change the waste classification and disposal landscape in South Africa drastically through a new set of new waste classification and management regulations. Promulgated on 23 August 2013, these regulations took effect on 1 August this year and prescribe two sets of national norms […]

Does technology drive behaviour?

  Does technology drive people’s behaviour or does behaviour influence technology, specifically rooftop solar photovoltaic (PV) systems? I ask this question because of the rapid development of the sector from one extreme to the other and because of a spiral towards what is perhaps the final optimum solution. Rooftop PV, which started out as a […]

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