Archive for July, 2015

Canal topping PV solution saves space and water

  ABB, in conjunction with Megha Engineering and Infrastructures (MEIL), has constructed a 10 MW photovoltaic (PV) power plant on a 3,6 km stretch of irrigation canal in the Indian state of Gujarat. The plant not only generates a significant amount of emission-free energy, it has saved an estimated 16 hectares of land from being […]

SANSA and UK Space Agency sign MoU

  A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was recently signed by Sir Mark Walport, the UK government’s chief scientific adviser, on behalf of the UK Space Agency and Dr. Sandile Malinga, CEO of the South African Space Agency.  Sir Mark was on an official visit to South Africa to deepen collaboration around science and innovation – […]

National RPAS regulation road show kicks off

  The South African Civil Aviation Authority (SACAA) has embarked on a national awareness and education campaign with RPAS regulation workshops scheduled to take place across South Africa in the coming weeks. The first of these took place in Midrand, Gauteng on 23 July 2015, and was attended by more than 200 delegates. The SACAA […]