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The Green Connection – Exercising Democracy in the Two Rivers Urban Park

July 14, 2015

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The area defined as the Two Rivers Urban Park (TRUP), located at the confluence of the Black and Liesbeek Rivers, is a special and unique place in Cape Town. The area comprises sensitive ecological systems and habitats along the rivers, extensive open space areas, significant institutions (including the South African Astronomical Observatory and Valkenberg), historical buildings […]

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Rain Water Harvesting – UCT IES Eco-Justice Students

April 19, 2015

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We are interested in developing a Rainwater Harvesting System in order to supplement water use at Village Todds. It is anticipated that this water will primarily come from roof runoff, and be used for the vegetable garden and vertical garden. The Village Todds spends a lot of money on water each month, and this rainwater […]

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The Open Climate Network (OCN)

March 16, 2014

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The OC brings together independent research institutes in key countries around the world to monitor national progress on climate change policy. For more information, please visit openclimatenetwork.org Partners in the Electricity Governance Initiative used the OCN Policy Implementation Toolkit to assess progress on implementation of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Program (REIPPP), a key […]

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Smart Electricity workshop hearings and NERSA protest on CTV

February 2, 2013

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Screening of the Smart Electricity workshop, held at AIDC in Cape Town on Friday 11 January will be screened on Tuesday 5th February at 12:30pm. A repeat will be broadcast on Thursday 7th February at 07:00. Don’t miss this programme!!

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Green Times Issue 85

January 27, 2013

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  Energy hikes spell hard times for poorer households  

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Civil Society prepares for NERSA Hearings – Informative documents

January 23, 2013

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The Smart Electricity Workshops Civil society, NGO’s and CBO’s attended workshops in Durban, Cape Town and Johannesburg to assist in preparation for the NERSA hearings which will be held countrywide. See relevant and informative documents below for your information. Energy Policy Timeline MYPD Cape Town workshop preparation for NERSA MYPD3 submission – EGI-SA Nov2012 Preparation […]

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