Archive for March, 2015

First solar-powered EV charging station in South Africa

  The first solar photovoltaic (PV) powered electric vehicle (EV) charging station in South Africa was launched on 16 March 2015. The station, which is part of a 9 kW installation, is located on the premises of the South African-German chamber of commerce and industry (SAGCC), in Forest town Johannesburg. The system, which is considered […]

Bionic-networked machines on show at Hanover Messe 2015

  Festo held an international online press conference on 25 March 2015 in the run up to the Hanover Messe 2015 automation fair, with the theme for this year’s fair being “Integrated Industry – Join the Network”. In the conference the company announced India as a partner country, and spoke of their projects to advance […]