EPISODE 3 OF TRANSITION SA: In South Africa there are about 2,5 million households without electricity. First Light – takes a look at a Rural Solar Initiative in KZN South Africa, where 50 impoverished households are fitted with solar lighting kits, many of them receiving electricity for the very first time.
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Espidose 6 Transition SA: The Two Oceans Aquarium, Cape Town, is passionate about inspiring in its visitors a love of and respect for the oceans and educating them about the issues of climate change and pollution. In 2011, together with Project 90 x 2030 they embarked on a truly ground breaking project – to become a green energy demonstration site and install the first grid tied wind and solar PV system in the City of Cape Town. This project is set to change the way we view energy generation and hopefully lead the way for similar green energy projects in the city.
EPISODE 5 OF TRANSITION SA: The Johannesburg Zoo is taking their commitment to the environment to the next level and actively greening their operations – demonstrating how smart energy solutions like solar powered golf carts and bio-digestors (which turn food and animal waste into energy), can provide us with a heap of free, clean energy.
EPISODE 2 OF TRANSITION SA: In 2011 the Durban Botanical Gardens became one of 15 Renewable Energy Demonstration sites setup by Project 90 x 2030 in South Africa. At the Durban Botanical Gardens two, 2.1 kW solar photovoltaic arrays are installed to run the visitors centre. They use state of the art technology to track the sun throughout the day, mimicking a plant’s leaves and demonstrating how natural systems can help us find solutions for a clean energy future.
Episode 1 – Transition SA: In this episode the The Project 90 team travel to Goedgedacht farm, near Riebeek Kasteel, to help power this community project with solar energy. Goedgedacht is an African based charity that is making a real difference in the two areas most critical to the future of all of us ……helping children to escape poverty and caring for the environment.
New Episode of Ecobuzz:
On the 10/10/2010 people from around joined the 350.org Global Work Party – taking action against climate change. In Observatory, Cape Town, the community worked hard to transform a disused urban space into organic vegetable gardens.
The first of a series of films comissioned by Koeberg Alert Alliance to raise awareness around the issues of nuclear energy and promote their Anti Nuclear Campaign.
“No Nuclear, No – we want clean energy”. Cape Town’s youth are adding their voices to the call for a clean energy future in South Africa. They came together to protest government’s plans to build more nuclear power stations + encourage South Africans to stand up for their rights to a clean, safe future, free of toxic radioactive waste – a future based on sustainable, renewable (truly Ayoba) energy.
Cycling for a cause – bringing mobility and empowerment to communities in need.
This year 97 riders competed in the Red Hill Charity Challenge to raise money for bicycles and training for communities who need mobility. The 29km circuit took riders through some of the most beautiful scenery in the Cape, testing their mettle with steep climbs! Many riders completed over 9 laps (+200km) on the day!
New Episode of Ecobuzz:
At the heart of Freewheeling festival are her people – people who care about sustainability and people who want to share their vision for a better future. This film explores their experience of the festival as they find freedom, joy, community and inspiration together.
Now in its third year, this dynamic, future-thinking festival focuses on the challenges of practical, sustainable living, in the context of friendship and community.