Is load shedding here to stay?

Since Eskom cannot meet the country's demand for electricity, load shedding is likely to be with us for the rest of the year, at least. By Barry Bredenkamp, senior manager at the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) However, there are steps...

Practical steps to gain independence from the grid

As Eskom announces load shedding on an almost-weekly basis, which wreaks havoc with the economy, more and more businesses and households are investigating how to become less dependent on the national grid - at least during the power outages. Besides the obvious...

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...

Run factories efficiently with digital power management

In the consumer-packaged goods (CPG) industry, factories returning to normal (or almost normal) face new challenges characterised by changes in their workforce. Many companies have lost experienced facility management or engineering staff through retirement or...