Eskom to distribute another 10-million energy-saving bulbs
This follows a successful campaign in which 64 million energy-saving lamps were distributed around the country since 2006‚ the electricity parastatal said on Saturday.
“The current roll out of the Energy Efficient Lighting Exchange commenced in November 2015 and continues in the Free State this month. The initial areas to be targeted in the Free State province during the Energy Efficient Lighting Exchange include Qwaqwa in the Maluti a Phofung Local Municipality.
Source: Timeslive Website
How to get free water and energy saving products to knock £95 a year off bills
Over 15m households, including customers of Severn Trent and Yorkshire water, can apply for free water and energy saving products as part of a new push to encourage consumers to reduce their energy and water consumption.
The average home in the UK uses nearly 350 litres of water every day and up to 25pc of energy bills is spent on heating water, according to Save Water Save Money.
Source: Telegraph Website
Faced with El Niño, Venezuelan Government Adopts Energy Saving Measures
Caracas, February 11th 2016 (venezuelanalysis.com) - Faced with its worst drought in the past 47 years, this week the Venezuelan government took a number of measures to save on energy.
The initiatives include reducing the working day in public institutions, as well as ordering high energy consumption shopping malls to cut down their opening hours to the public.
Source: Venezuelanalysis Website
S.African utility commences nationwide deployment of energy efficient lamps
On Friday, South African state-owned power utility, Eskom, announced that they have commenced the distribution of a further 10-million energy efficient lamps across all nine provinces, which will continue until the end of March 2017.
Since 2006, the utility embarked on a national energy saving campaign, where 64 million energy saving lamps were successfully distributed nationwide.
Source: Esi-africa Website
Energy saving tips so bills don't go up when temperatures go down
Warm weather in December meant lower energy bills, but more seasonal weather is in the forecast. Here are some tips to help save energy and money – no matter the winter weather.
How low can you go? Lower your temperature and you could save up to 3 percent on your energy bill for each degree you lower your thermostat.
Mind the gap. Seal air leaks around windows and doors. Use weather-stripping to keep your heat – and heating dollars – from flying away.