The Residential Energy Consumption project is focused around the collection of residential energy consumption data. This data is based upon the types of electrical appliances and their end-use by individuals within the different Living Standard Measure (LSM) across South Africa. The appliance end-use data utilised within the Long-range Energy Alternatives Planning (LEAP) model for analysis, enabling policy makers with a better understanding and visibility of residential energy side. Furthermore, this project supports aspects of the review of the National Energy Efficiency Strategy (NEES) targets, together with the National Standards & Labelling Programme (S&L) impact assessment.
On Friday 18 March the world will mark Global Recycling Day to bring to light the benefits of recycling waste for the environment, businesses and people. The day was first recognised by the United Nations in 2018 and has since birthed countless initiatives by governments,
The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy’s (DMRE) Standards and Labelling (S&L) Programme is a key policy objective of the 2005 National Energy Efficiency Strategy (NEES) and the post-2015 NEES.
CLASP’s 2021 report titled “In-depth Assessment of Water Efficiency Opportunities in South Africa” found that standards for taps and showerheads could address the country’s linked water and energy crises by reducing the use of water and electricity needed to heat some of that water.
The waste sector contributes significantly to the South African economy. It already provides tens of thousands of jobs and livelihoods, both formal and informal, and the potential for growth in the subsector of converting waste into energy is enormous.
Several Task 36 members participated in the Waste & Residue Valorisation in a Circular Economy session where examples of promising waste-to-energy systems and conversion routes were presented.
The objective of the ESCo register is to contribute to the development of the ESCo market in South Africa. The ESCo’s selected are classified into various categories (from partial to full classification) in terms of their competencies, size and experience.
The Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has revealed that the strange structures, which caused widespread public interest when …
10 Top Tips to Save Energy This Festive Season.The holiday season is a busy time when we expend a lot of our energy decorating, wrapping, cooking, shopping, and visiting with friends and family.