Proudly South African hydrogen breakthrough with Shell’s backing – Johannesburg

Hydrox Holdings engineers, based in Strydompark, Randburg, have shot the lights out with a unique hydrogen electrolyser leap forward that deploys innovative patented and already trade-marked local technology that facilitates the use of far fewer components and generates significant cost savings.

This innovative technology promises to lower the production price of hydrogen and serve as a disruptive hydrogen economy enabler.

The homegrown divergent electrode flow through (DEFT ™) technology allows electrolysers to operate without membranes at higher temperatures, which results in greatly improved electrical efficiencies.


Call for comment on proposed desalination plant – Durban

Durban – The Department of Environmental Affairs is calling for public comment after it recently granted an environmental authorisation for a proposed desalination plant in the north of eThekwini near oThongathi.

Desalination refers to the process of removing salt from seawater to make it fit for human consumption.

Umgeni Water – the applicants in the project – stressed that while the environmental authorisation had been granted, there was no intention to construct a desalination plant in the north or south of eThekwini at this stage.


Tunisia to present two projects at 1st Africa Investment Forum in Johannesburg – Tunis – Tunisia

Tunisia will present two projects on seawater desalination and energy at the 1st Africa Investment Forum (AIF) to be held from November 7 to 9, 2018, in Johannesburg, South Africa, on the initiative of the African Development Bank (AfDB).

The Tunisian delegation will be led by Minister of Development, Investment and International Co-operation Zied Laadhari, with the participation of the Tunisian Electricity and Gas Company (STEG), the Tunisian Chemical Group (GCT), the Tunisian Investment Authority (TIA), the “Caisse des Dépôts et Consignations” (CDC) and the General Authority for Public Private Partnership (IGPPP).