Move over, Eskom - Capetonians to the rescue

A Constantia couple are so green that they're the first Cape Town citizens to sell power to the City - at the same price Eskom does.

Leigh de Decker and Mark Blelochk have covered their roof in photovoltaic panels, with an inverter in the garage which pushes the power back into the grid. The couple claim that they receive 56c per kilowatt hour.

Thus far this season they are completely energy independent. They plan to entirely pay off all the installations costs (R156 000) within 4 years.

Read More
DA says the first phase of nuclear deal has been found to be corrupt by AG

DA says the first phase of nuclear deal has been found to be corrupt by AG

The DA is in possession of extracts of the AG’s forthcoming report for the financial year ending 31 March 2017.

Local desalination company says no to small-scale tender

Local desalination company says no to small-scale tender

Tom Callaghan at Grahamtek says desalination tender is not viable for business but will bid for the large-scale land based plant.

Home Affairs Minister found no irregularities with Gupta naturalisation

Home Affairs Minister found no irregularities with Gupta naturalisation

Hlengiwe Mkhize appeared before Parliament's committee where she was quizzed about the naturalisation of the Gupta family.

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race

Why I’m No Longer Talking to White People About Race

Award winning journalist, Reni Eddo-Lodge has written a book in which she details why she no longer talks race with white people.

Eskom's Power Plays

Eskom's Power Plays

Power utility Eskom has requested consumers lower use - while also bank rolling a business breakfast at R43 million.

Eskom to hike tariffs following Treasury backing

Eskom to hike tariffs following Treasury backing

Stephen Grootes had Business Day writer Carol Paton and Eskom GM Andrew Etzinger weigh in.

Popular articles
An expert guide on 'hotwifing' and 'cuckolding' in the bedroom

An expert guide on 'hotwifing' and 'cuckolding' in the bedroom

Clinical sexologist Dr Eve shares insights into sexual fetishes and how partners negotiate them in their bedroom and relationship.

[Watch] John Maytham shuts down victim shamer on air

[Watch] John Maytham shuts down victim shamer on air

A caller wanted to know what the alleged victim had done in order for Grace Mugabe to assault her.

Cape officials to harvest 500 million litres of new water a day

Cape officials to harvest 500 million litres of new water a day

Mayor of Cape Town speaks to CapeTalk's Kieno Kammies about plans to provide more water amidst the ongoing drought.

LISTEN:  Reformed car hijacker sheds light on hijacking underworld

LISTEN: Reformed car hijacker sheds light on hijacking underworld

This reformed car hijacker was convicted for hijacking, robbery and murder and served almost 16 years jail time. Hear his story.

Journos walk out of Bathabile Dlamini's briefing after 2 hour wait

Journos walk out of Bathabile Dlamini's briefing after 2 hour wait

EWN's Gia Nicolaides says journalists walked out of the media briefing on social grants after waiting for hours for her to arrive.

3 emergency numbers you should have on speed dial and how they work

3 emergency numbers you should have on speed dial and how they work

These are the emergency numbers you should have on your cellphone and this is what you must understand about how they work.