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14
Apr

Ways to Loadshed-proof your home!

Uninterrupted Power Supplies (UPS inverter system) A UPS (Uninterrupted Power Supply) system is an affordable & silent means of storing energy which can be used when there is no power. It consists of 3 main parts; an INVERTER, BATTERY, BATTERY BOX. The inverter will charge the battery using your existing electricity supply, giving you stored energy within the battery when the power then  goes off, this is done automatically The…

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06
Apr

RENEWABLE SHUTDOWN ACTIVITY 1: Solar Cooking Jar

6 April - 12 April 2020 During the COVID 19 Shutdown period, we will be sharing a few fun "renewable" based activities that are fun for you and the family to try at home. Enter our weekly competition, by sharing evidence of your constructed activity (relating to that specific weeks activity) on Facebook, and make sure you tag the Out the Green Box Facebook page in your post Weekly activity…

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24
Jan

BCM shows off its green power initiative strategy

The next 1000 Buffalo City Metro-built RDP houses will be solar-powered. BCM mayor Alfred Mtsi was addressing a high-powered delegation from Germany’s Lower Saxony led by prime minister Stephan Weil and Oldenburg mayor Jurgen Krogmann at the launch of an exciting display of renewable energy systems set up at the BCM electricity department. Mtsi and the crowd of 30 politicians and officials were given a tour of the building in…

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