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Saying Goodbye to Eskom is cheaper than you think

CapeInfo’s Smarter Living Project started off to determine what one really needs to go off the electrical grid — is it  as expensive as  people say or, if one adapts one’s lifestyle, is it affordable or… even cheaper.  Off-the-grid in this case meant no external electric sources at all — no Eskom, no municipal connection. Continue reading

The World IS changing!

While household dependence on power utilities like Eskom is becoming a thing of the past as more and more households turn to solar energy, the end of oil companies as we know them is also on the cards.

Nothing highlighted this more than one news service in the past week:

The last half of 2015 saw the tipping point where electric cars are becoming mainstream, in spite of oil prices being at record lows.  And with China leading the way, it’s a trend no-one can ignore.  Billions is being spent on new battery technologies.  And how long before an Apple iCar becomes the new “must-have”?

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