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Renewable energy for a sustainable future

RENEWABLE ENERGY FOR A SUSTAINABLE FUTUREOn June 17, 2015, a meeting was held at the Austerville community hall in Wentworth to discuss the current electricity crisis.The main issue on the agenda was the current load shedding crisis and the increase of electricity tariffs which is becoming unaffordable for most people.   Speakers, at the meeting, emphasised [...]

By | June 19th, 2015|Energy & Climate Change|Comments Off on Renewable energy for a sustainable future

Electricity crisis meeting

Electricity Crisis Meeting15 June 2015. Wentworth, South Africa. Are you struggling to afford electricity? Have you experienced light out while preparing dinner? Or during the morning when getting ready for work? This electricity crisis we are faced with is becoming more and more impossible to deal with. The high tariff increases, lack of consultation, load [...]

By | June 15th, 2015|Energy & Climate Change|Comments Off on Electricity crisis meeting

Inequality in the Energy system

Inequality in the Energy systemSouth Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA) hosted an energy meeting at the Austerville hall. The meeting was to discuss the strain of load shedding and tariff hikes in the communities and what is needed to change the energy regime. Community participants said that the problems with electricity had led to job [...]

By | May 20th, 2015|Energy & Climate Change|Comments Off on Inequality in the Energy system

Real solutions to the Climate Crisis

Real Solutions to the Climate Crisis (Maputo Meeting)On the 21-23 April 2015 a meeting on Real Solutions to the Climate Crisis took place at the Kaya Kwanga Conference Centre in Mozambique (Maputo), to build solidarity for Climate justice and provide peoples solutions for the climate crisis.The conference, “Seeding Climate Justice” brought together more than 135 [...]

By | May 12th, 2015|Energy & Climate Change|Comments Off on Real solutions to the Climate Crisis

Residents of south Durban say enough of Load shedding

Residents of south Durban say enough of Load sheddingDurban, 11 May 2015. We are tired of Load shedding, we need Eskom to move to Renewable energy. SDCEA will Host a discussion with residents of South Durban on Eskom’s current load shedding, what is required and needed for an energy regime change. Troubles at Eskom have [...]

By | May 11th, 2015|Energy & Climate Change|Comments Off on Residents of south Durban say enough of Load shedding

Youth Learn To Create Captivating Stories

On the 13 April 2015, the South Durban Community Environmental Alliance (SDCEA) hosted a Youth Media workshop at the Austerville Community Hall. There were 14 participants in attendance. This included representatives from Merebank and Wentworth.The workshop began with an introduction,explaining the purpose of the gathering which was to train 5 youth participants to be field [...]

By | April 15th, 2015|Energy & Climate Change|Comments Off on Youth Learn To Create Captivating Stories