Seychelles floating solar energy project moves into next phase

Africa’s first utility-scale, private-sector funded floating solar project is continuing in the Seychelles on to its next implementation phase. The project, launched by the Seychelles Ministry of Environment, Energy and Climate Change and the Seychelles Energy Commission, is being implemented by the Government of Seychelles and the Public Utilities Corporation with the support of the…

Huguenot Tunnel to get an upgrade

Following extensive research and planning, The South African National Roads Agency (SANRAL) has put together an operations plan for the much-needed upgrades to the Huguenot Tunnel. After 31 years of continuous and safe operation, the electrical and mechanical systems have neared its end of life, and are in need of replacement to ensure compliance to…

the future or a washed-up idea?

Humans have a long history of living on water. Our water homes span the fishing villages in Southeast Asia, Peru and Bolivia to modern floating homes in Vancouver and Amsterdam. As our cities grapple with overcrowding and undesirable living situations, the ocean remains a potential frontier for sophisticated water-based communities. The United Nations has expressed…