The Sustainable Energy Society of Southern Africa or SESSA, is dedicated to the use of renewable energy and energy efficiency including all solar-based energies such as photovoltaics, thermal heating and cooling, wind, biomass and hydro, to name a few.
Hot on the heels of the latest 16% increase in the average electricity tariff for Eskom follows another announcement: that Eskom will be allowed to escalate its base tariff by a further 16% next year, 2013.
Positive client comments from geographically diverse locations, in both the domestic retrofit market and the housing development market, have been filling Eco-Insulation’s in-box and appearing on consumer activist sites such as Hello Peter.
Paolo Trinchero, who recently took over from Dr Hennie de Clercq as CEO of the Southern African Institute of Steel Construction (SAISC), would like to see the southern African steel construction industry grow by at least by 5% per year for the next 10 years. “This will require improving relationships with our African counterparts and being proactive in looking for opportunities in the relevant existing and emerging sectors in South Africa and the sub-Saharan region,” he says.