Why a Fuel Cell Quota for South Africa is a No Brainer


The History of Fuel Cells Fuel Cell technology is a proven technology that runs on hydrogen while producing only water as a by-product. No carbon, no pollution, no noise. The technology was originally developed in 1839 by William Grove who invented the “Gas Battery”, the first fuel cell. By 1960’s the American space program NASA … Continue reading Why a Fuel Cell Quota for South Africa is a No Brainer

New Report Highlights Africa’s Energy Challenges


A new report called “POWER PEOPLE PLANET Seizing Africa’s energy and climate opportunities” published by the Africa Progress Panel offers insights into the enormity of the energy challenges Africa faces. For example, there are 138 million households with people living on less than $2.50 per day, who spend $10 billion per year on energy related … Continue reading New Report Highlights Africa’s Energy Challenges

Mckinsey’s Latest Gas Report Contradicts Its Own Findings


Earlier this year Mckinsey came out with a report making the case for Natural Gas to be a dominant player in the energy mix for Sub Saharan Africa. In addition this month Christine Wu of Mckinsey’s South African office appeared in an Engineering News article based on a press conference she held, making a few … Continue reading Mckinsey’s Latest Gas Report Contradicts Its Own Findings