Sunshine Cinema

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Sunshine Cinema

Imagine a cinema powered only by the energy of the sun that can entertain and educate communities anywhere, everywhere…

The Sunshine Cinema is a mobile, solar-powered cinema that fuses storytelling & the power of contemporary media –  enabling knowledge and skills sharing from one community to another, transferring important information & practical solutions to a range of health, environmental & social issues.
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A Solar 3D printer

This is definitely something out of a science fiction movie. In a world increasingly concerned with questions of energy production and raw material shortages, Markus Kayser’s solar sinter explores the potential of desert manufacturing, where energy and material occur in abundance. Creating 3D objects out of sun and sand.

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First Light

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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The Solar Connection

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.

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A Renewable 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.

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