ICT can reduce carbon emissions, leapfrog Africa into a green economy

ICT has the potential to reduce global carbon emissions by 20% over the next decade. This is the word from William Xu, director of the board and president of Huawei’s Institute of Strategic Research, who says energy sustainability is a daunting challenge that...

IBM commits to net zero greenhouse gas emissions

IBM has announced that it will achieve net zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2030 to further its decades-long work to address the global climate crisis. The company will accomplish this goal by prioritizing actual reductions in its emissions, energy efficiency efforts...

Rent-to-own solar solutions on offer

Ellies Electronics has partnered with asset finance services business the Rental Company to provide businesses with rent-to-own solar solutions. “An increasing number of businesses are looking for alternative energy solutions in the midst of increasing...

Navigate the complexity of SA Carbon Tax filing

Taking a phased approach to addressing South Africa’s significant contribution to climate change as the world’s 14th largest emitter of greenhouse gases, the Carbon Tax Act will see scope 1 emitters taxed on their emissions in excess of the legislative...

Imperial Wanderers Stadium goes green

The Imperial Wanderers Stadium has partnered with Imperial and the SolarSaver Group to bring solar power to the multipurpose entertainment lifestyle venue through the installation of a customised 250kWp solar photovoltaic system. The venue is one of the first stadiums...

Shift to solid-state batteries is next, reports IDTechEx

Electric vehicles are expected to include solid-state batteries as an innovative approach, according to IDTechEx’s research report “Solid-State and Polymer Batteries 2020-2030: Technology, Patents, Forecasts, Players”. Since commercialized in 1991,...