Energy and Fuels

When the oil runs out

Civilization as we know it is coming to an end soon. This is not the wacky proclamation of a doomsday…

Ten Reasons why the PBMR is not the answer

Global warming and climate change pose a serious threat to societies of today and finding cleaner energy sources is a…

North America’s largest solar-electric powerplant switched on

North America’s largest solar photovoltaic system is now running and generating power — about 30 million kilowatt-hours of electricity annually.…

Nuclear power, dirty play

An audacious recent appointment by South Africa’s Deputy President Phumzile Mlambo-Ngcuka has inadvertently drawn closer public scrutiny to the South…

Palau and Pentagon looking to harness solar energy from space

A joint venture between the U.S. Department of Defense and Palau is set to test the feasibility of using satellites…

Alternative Energy For Your Home

Sun, wind, and water: these three natural elements can produce all the power you need with little or no impact…

Why greed may bring new growth for renewables

Jeremy Leggett is the UK’s most respected green energy boss. He explains how investors are driving transformation of the energy…

Addicted to Big Energy

Eskom is preventing a shift towards renewable energy. South Africa is very “lucky” to have some of the cheapest electrical…

About the PBMR

The Pebble Bed Modular Reactor is a nuclear power plant that derives its name from the type of fuel that…

The nuclear industry: money-hungry swindlers

South Africa ’s nuclear industry is known for its dirty tricks, the least of which was keeping an atomic bomb…