green economy

What would South Africa look like with 100 % renewable

2019-07-16T01:13:36+02:00Alternative Energy News|

What would South Africa look like powered 100% by renewable energy? The World Bank and the International Monetary Fund is loath to lend funds to utilities and governments that want to build coal power plants. According to the Chamber of Mines of South Africa, over the next 10 years Eskom will close four power

Sustainable investing and profit

2019-06-26T22:39:12+02:00Alternative Energy News|

Sustainable investing doesn't mean waving goodbye to profit. Terry Billson Most people like the idea of investing in companies that are keeping climate change and other concerns in mind. However, when it comes down to the nitty gritty there’s often a caveat: ‘…as long as my return doesn’t get affected by it.’ There’s this

Genergy Newsletter #2

2016-11-16T07:52:54+02:00Alternative Energy News, customers, off grid solutions, renewable energy, solar photovoltaic|

June 2016 Genergy's Energy-Efficient Hot Water Solutions ...as well as a little about greenwashing, greening tips, and then some surfing. Hi and welcome to our second ever Genergy newsletter. We at Genergy hope you are well and that the year is treating you good. It looks like it's going to be a challenging back half,

As Things Heat Up, Energy Prices Cool Down.

2016-11-18T18:33:46+02:00Alternative Energy News, off grid solutions, renewable energy, solar photovoltaic|

Carbon dioxide continues to increase in the atmosphere with a major milestone of 400 parts per million of CO2 recorded in the Southern Hemisphere according to CSIRO's Dr David Etheridge. Heat Rises We as a race are always on the look out for the signs of rising global greenhouse emissions, and one of the markers

The Revolution

2016-10-18T13:56:03+02:00Alternative Energy News, off grid solutions, renewable energy, solar photovoltaic|

Is seaweed set to save us from overheating? Global Warming and the Future The years are getting warmer and warmer, and we currently sit on 1% extra planet warmth. Doesn’t sound like much, a 22 degree day as opposed to a 21 degree day at the beach is not going to break the bank so

Genergy South Africa – Getting To Know The Team 4 – CEO Terry Billson

2017-10-27T05:54:39+02:00Alternative Energy News|

A company like Genergy has so many moving parts to it, to keep it functioning optimally in a very fluid environment. The only constant is change in the world of renewables, so a company like Genergy needs to be able to go with the flow, and constantly morph itself accordingly. It takes a special kind