Water Research Commission,

  • How much water will we need to keep the lights on?

    A recently completed study by the Water Research Commission (WRC) and the University of Pretoria (UP) into the future water needs of the power generation sector highlights how a lack of technical knowledge is causing the country to delve in the dark.

  • New projects lends from nature to power up villages

    Biogas harnessed from cow manure is being used to power households in rural villages.

    By: Petro Kotzé, for the Water Research Commission

    Villages in three provinces in South Africa are now benefiting from greener energy technologies, thanks to strategic research by the Water Research Commission (WRC).