Transportation

Cape Town is the First African City to Have Electric Buses 

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Our beautiful city of Cape Town is going to be making its public transport system much more eco-friendly, thanks to the introduction of electric buses. This decision forms part of Cape Town’s Energy 2040 Strategy that is focused on energy efficiency and renewable energy when it comes to both electricity and transport.

Sandton to Have a Car-Free Month

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Imagine Sandton without any cars at all. It might sound crazy, but it’s soon to become a reality later this year as Sandton will be hosting the EcoMobility World Festival and Exhibition for ‘Transport month’ in October.

Electric Vehicles Investigated by Eskom

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Eskom and Nissan have joined forces on a three-year research project to study electric vehicles, their charging requirements, and characteristics. With this, the national energy supplier and the car maker hope to prepare for the entry of electric vehicles into the South African market.

New Bike Lanes for Cape Town

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Our city is going to become more cyclist friendly, thanks to local campaign Bicycle Cape Town. The efforts of a handful of activists has translated into a commitment by The City of Cape Town to construct proper cycling facilities along the full length of Albert Road in Woodstock.

Biofuel in South Africa

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Fossil fuels, oil and the energy-intensive nature of petrol production means that many countries are focusing on biofuel production. While South Africa seems to have the policies and plans in place, commercial biofuel production hasn’t materialised yet.