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.
An airport called Cochin International Airport has become the third busiest airport in India, but now it’s also the world’s first airport to run completely on solar energy.
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.
Cape Town becomes a bike friendly city and is going green in more ways than one. It has a network of bicycle lanes across the city that are to be painted green to demarcate their use for bikes only.
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.
Waste should rarely go to waste. You might upcycle, recycle and donate at an impressive speed, but did you know that trash can be transformed into electricity, such a biogas? No, you’re not reading a sci-fi movie script idea!
Global fuel giant Total has expressed its commitment to investment in South Africa, and has unveiled the first of its new chain of sustainable service stations around the country and the region.
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.
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.
Over a million litres of vegetable cooking oil used by the Spur Corporation across three of its restaurant operations in the Western Cape, have been converted to biodiesel to power a range of fishing vessels, trucks and mining equipment.