USING THE SUN TO SEE THE STARS

USING THE SUN TO SEE THE STARS

First published in ESI Africa on 17 February 2021 The South African Astronomical Observatory (SAAO) is best known for the Southern African Large Telescope (SALT). Funded by a consortium of international partners from South Africa, Poland, the United States, the United...
CITY OF CAPE TOWN  LIGHTING CASE STUDY

CITY OF CAPE TOWN LIGHTING CASE STUDY

The City of Cape Town has been working hard to achieve the goals laid out in their Energy Climate Action Plan (ECAP) that was adopted in 2001 and officially approved in May 2010. One of the objectives laid out in the plan was that Council (local authority) operations...
ENERGY MANAGEMENT FOR THE JHB SUPREME COURT

ENERGY MANAGEMENT FOR THE JHB SUPREME COURT

Johannesburg Supreme Court is in the centre of Johannesburg and is often on the TV News. Normally only the entrance to the old building is shown, which is the original section in the front that was built in 1910. The tower block of 12 floors at the back, built in 1987...