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More than just Earth Hour: Saturday 31 March @ 20:30…..

On 30 March 2012, in Environmental Diary, News, by Andrew Bennett
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Held each year at 8:30pm on the last Saturday in March, Earth Hour is a WWF initiative symbolising the collective power of individuals, businesses and governments to reduce our impact on this planet. From its beginnings in Sydney – Earth Hour has grown to be supported by millions of people in over 5000 cities across 135 […]

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Longer-term power price would unlock new funding options – Eskom

On 26 March 2012, in News, by Andrew Bennett
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A recent Creamer Media- Engineering News article says that State-owned power company Eskom has confirmed that it will submit a tariff application to the National Energy Regulator of South Africa (Nersa) in June for a time horizon that is longer than the three-year rotation offered under the multiyear price determination period (MYPD). FD Paul O’Flaherty told Engineering News […]

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Energy-saving lunch hour talk at Intaka Island

On 2 August 2011, in Events, Lunch hour talk, News, by Andrew Bennett
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On Thursday, 07 July 2011 icologie hosted another lunch time talk at Intaka Island in Century City. Participants took their seats after warming their bellies with quality Intaka Island soup, bread rolls and coffee (alas, the soup recipe is unfortunately not available). The aim of the lunch-time presentation hosted by the ever charismatic Andy Le […]

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New electricity tariffs from 1 July…..how does that impact on your back pocket?

On 17 June 2011, in Community Projects, Current Projects, News, Project news, by Andrew Bennett
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Some may be aware that the Council approved the Budget for on Wednesday 8 June 2011. Part of this involved the approval of the new electricity tariffs tabled by Cape Town Electricity Services which will be in effect  from 1 July 2011……………so what does this mean for domestic consumers? Basically- there are two possible tariffs available […]

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City of Cape Town Electricity Savings Campaign

On 19 May 2011, in Community Projects, Current Projects, News, Project news, by Andrew Bennett
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The City of Cape Town is calling on residential consumers to reduce their consumption of electricity. Highlighting that residential electricity consumption is responsible for some 43% of total electricity consumption in Cape Town, the City has launched a creative marketing campaign calling especially on those who fall in the mid-to high-income groups, and who use the […]

Icologie “gets connected” at the Energy Efficiency Forum Marketplace

On 14 December 2010, in News, Project news, by Andrew Bennett
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[flickrset id=”72157625597154590″ thumbnail=”square” overlay=”true” size=”large”] Icologie recently took the Smart Living Exhibition to the Energy Efficiency Forum (EEF) Marketplace for Commercial Buildings held on Wednesday 01 December 2010 at Old Mutual. The tag line of the forum being “ Electricity is expensive. Saving is simple”, this was considered to be a great platform to showcase […]