Browsing: John Westermeyer

Another year is almost done and 2012 has certainly been a busy one for South Africa’s technology industry. We know what our favourite stories were in 2012, but which articles did TechCentral’s readers click on the most. This are the pieces, in ascending order from 10 to one, that generated the most reads during

How would you like Eskom to replace the lights in your home with expensive but energy-saving light emitting diode (LED) alternatives? The electricity utility is planning to do exactly that and it’s promising to do it at no cost to you. The move – Eskom is planning to kick off the programme within a matter of weeks – forms

As electricity prices continue soaring, low-powered LED lighting is fast becoming a hot-button topic in SA. But the subject is highly complex. In a second in a series aimed at helping consumers and businesses understand the technology better, TechCentral editor Duncan McLeod sat down with Osram SA technical manager

As electricity prices continue to spike higher each year and as Eskom continues pleading with residential and business users to cut their consumption to prevent another wave of nationwide rolling blackouts, there is growing interest from South Africans in highly power-efficient LED lighting technology