Six green stars for Vodafone building

Today, Vodacom unveiled the completed Vodafone Site Solutions Innovation Centre, the first ever 6-star Green Star SA rated building in South Africa.   Today, Vodacom unveiled the completed Vodafone Site Solutions Innovation Centre, the first ever 6-star Green Star SA rated building in South Africa, at its...

RIM appoints new CEO

BlackBerry maker Research In Motion (RIM) today announced that it was replacing its co-CEOs with , ostensibly paving the way for a new phase in product evolution, but possibly also preparing it for sale, writes ARTHUR GOLDSTUCK. A civilised “passing of the baton” at BlackBerry maker Research...

A smart device that could help SA achieve its energy saving targets

Knowledge is key to inspiring the behavioural change that is so crucial for South Africa to achieve its energy saving targets.  When people have visibility of their household’s energy load with instant insight into the fluctuations in consumption when appliances are switched on and off, they are not only...

Draining pool pump energy costs

, an energy expert from Cape Town, was a runner-up in the Innovation category of Eskom’s 2011 eta Awards for a, energy-saving pool pump motor.  There are approximately a million swimming pools in South Africa and this number is expected to grow at 3% per year. The size of pump motors installed ranges from...