As the Green Building Council South Africa (GBCSA) achieves a milestone of 200 Green Star South Africa certifications, the now ten-year-old organisation is targeting 2 500 commercial green building certifications and 10 000 residential green building certified homes by 2020. Currently, green building certifications in South Africa cover some 2.8-million square metres of space – the equivalent of 400 rugby fields – with ambitions of increasing this to around ten-million square metres of gross building area in the next few years, mostly expected from existing buildings and interiors.
Creamer Media's Chanel de Bruyn speaks to Engineering News Senior Deputy Editor Keith Campbell about Eskom’s stated intention to help fund and develop South Africa’s nuclear new build programme.
JSE-listed Hulisani plans to acquire the entire issued share capital of Red Cape Investment and Eurocape Renewables for a combined R145.2-million. Through the subscription of 400 ordinary shares in Red Cap, valued at R118.9-million, and 100 ordinary shares in Eurocape valued at R26.3-million, Hulisani will be able to widen its footprint in the local renewable-energy sector.