Tag Archives: South Africa

Nelson Mandela University Heads GreenQUEST for Sustainable LPG in Southern Africa

In a groundbreaking initiative, the Department of Chemistry at Nelson Mandela University is leading the charge in transforming the production and use of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in southern Africa. The GreenQUEST project, a multi-institutional, transdisciplinary research partnership, is paving the way for a sustainable and green future by developing a revolutionary fuel gas known […]

The rising demand for LPG in South Africa

South Africa is witnessing a pivotal moment in its energy landscape as the demand for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) experiences a significant upswing. In this article, we delve into the key factors driving this surge, examining predictions, sustainability aspects, infrastructure developments, and the role of LPG amid anticipated power challenges. A Retrospective of Predicted Trends: […]

LPG – A Vital Product to Help Improve Energy Access in South Africa

In South Africa, accessible and clean energy remains a critical challenge. As most grid-connected households rely heavily on electricity for domestic energy, concerns about the carbon footprint and strain on local power grids have emerged. Despite its clean attributes at the point of use, electricity generation in the country is primarily coal-based, leading to a […]

KZN Farmers left stranded after Loadshedding. Is Gas the solution?

While many South Africans are reaching their wit’s end, businesses in the agricultural sector are flushing away millions of rands in produce to a lack of refrigeration and storage solutions due to complete reliance on the grid. Loadshedding is seemingly here to stay for the long haul, and finding alternative solutions is now one of […]

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