Innovation in South Africa

This steam evaporator aboard HMS Belfast distilled up to six tons of fresh water per hour for the boiler and for drinking

Innovation in South Africa steps up a notch!

Much must be said about our not so dearly departed prez, J.G. Zuma. He may have reversed the good in this country under his tenureship but he also turned the citizens into a bunch of aspiring entrepreneurs, innovators and budding scientists.  In times of hardship innovation always comes out tops.

It was not that long ago that our country switched from the bankrupt supply commission, Eskom to solar panels, inverters, batteries, gensets and methane gas. Our neighbours became experts in renewable energy,  domestic wiring, preventing backfeeds and LED lighting.

Electric stoves went from power gobbling electric elements to gas burners, electric geysers became gas, heat pumps and solar. Continue reading “Innovation in South Africa”