Archive for March, 2017

Industry association responds to draft IRP

  The public participation process for SA’s Integrated Resources Plan 2016 update report (IRP2016) is an ideal opportunity for South African citizens to sway the long-term investment choices that will serve the country up to 2050. We don’t often have an opportunity to influence government policy, so this is a significant moment, not just for […]

Start-ups ready to grow sustainable transport

  Western Cape entrepreneur Neil du Preez’s start-up, Mellowcabs, has designed electric mini-cabs, similar to the Tuk-Tuks which are popular on the rest of the continent. The three-wheeler Mellowcabs are aimed at urban commuters who need convenient, affordable taxi-type transport in cities. The solar panels, hydrogen fuel cells and other technology used in these vehicles is […]