sustainable development

Eskom Turns to Wind Power to Boost Electricity Supply

South African state power company Eskom plans to start operating wind turbines this year to boost the country’s supply of electricity.

Eskom spokesperson, Fani Zulu, points out that, "We are looking at building 50 wind turbines with two megawatts each before the end of this year across the country... . It is a little more expensive than generating electricity by coal, but by all means it is a worthwhile cost." 

Sustainable Development 2009

The Wessex Institute of Technology is hosting a conference entitled “Sustainable Development 2009” from 13-15 May 2009 in Cyprus.

The conference will be of interest to planners, environmentalists, engineers, architects, ecologists, economists, policy makers and other governmental officials, researchers and academics involved in the field of sustainability.

Groundwater Resources and Treatment

Application Deadline: 2 February 2009

The UNESCO-IHE Institute for Water Education, an international institute for water education that was established in 2003, is conducting a course on Groundwater Resources and Treatment from 2-20 March 2009 in the Netherlands.

The course is aimed at providing participants with theoretical background and practical expertise in the field of groundwater abstraction and treatment.

The course will help participants to:

The Environmental Handbook

The Environmental Handbook is vital platform of intelligence for decision-makers in companies, government and NGOs. Field research, specialist opinion and insightful analysis helps users drive debate and promote better corporate strategy and performance in relation to the environment.

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