Renewable energy: A rising star

Gouda Wind Power facility

Renewable energy (RE) in South Africa is a complex issue with many roleplayers, complicated by confusing acronyms. Gareth Griffiths investigates. Back in the 90’s, when greenhouse gases and load shedding were myths, solar or wind power was something done by off-grid farmers. By the 2000s, world consciousness flared about the environment and fossil fuel usage, […]

Wilderness, unplugged

Wilderness Leadership School

Eight strangers set off on a Wilderness Leadership School Trail in iMfolozi game reserve in April. Apart from every single thing required for five days off the grid, we carried our anxieties, expectations, histories and hopes