Low Cost, High Efficiency Solar Technology Developed

Researchers at RTI International have developed a new solar technology that could make solar energy more affordable, and thus speed-up its market adoption. The RTI solar cells are formed from solutions of semiconductor particles, known as colloidal quantum dots, and can have a power conversion efficiency that is competitive to traditional cells at a fraction of the cost. Solar energy …

Gifted Learners Workshop in Hermanus

Gifted learners from across the Overberg gathered at Zwelihle Primary in Hermanus on Saturday 21 July. They came to attend a workshop for the best of the best Grade 7s that was jointly hosted by Whale Coast Conservation and the Western Cape Department of Education Overberg District. It is the first time any NGO has had the privilege to assist …