Transparent Solar Windows Generate Energy Without Obstructing the View

Researchers have developed transparent solar concentrators that can be placed on windows or cell phone screens.

SAA to Test Biofuel Flight Next Year

As project Solaris gains traction, South African Airways (SAA) has made headway on its journey to becoming a biofueled airliner by 2020 through the conversion of nicotine-free Solaris tobacco plants into more environment-friendly jet fuel.

DEA Launches R256m Worth of Enviro Protection, Infrastructure Projects

The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), in collaboration with the Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency, plans to implement some R256-million worth of environmental protection and infrastructure projects in Mpumalanga, bringing the department’s total funding commitment in the province to R345-million.

Local Producers of Solar-Powered School Bags Featured on CNN

A Rustenburg-based company that converts upcycled plastic bags into solar panel school bags that charge while children walk to school and act as a light source to enable them to to study at night has been featured on international news organisation CNN’s ‘African Start-Up’ programme.

Trackable, Biodegradable Fishing Nets Could put an End to “Ghost Nets”

The environmental impacts of trawling are many.