Wattnow, The official mouthpiece of the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers Published by the South African Institute of Electrical Engineers (SAIEE), this monthly magazine highlights the exciting worlds of technology and electrical engineering. Topics include robotics, rockets, automotive developments, nanotechnology, biomedical engineering, astronomy, telecommunications and other 'technologies of tomorrow'. Articles are written for all levels of reader and presented in a 56-page glossy, format

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An energy efficient approach to housing.
The earthship is a concept that was developed by the architect, Mike Reynolds, in New Mexico, USA. It is nothing new and some books on eco-architecture will mention earthships. This concept was created more than 40 years ago. More than a thousand earthshi
The use of Mobile data Virtual Private Network (VPN) access for substation Remote Terminal Unit (RTU) commissioning
Distribution Automation (DA) provides greater visibility to an organisation’s electrical network. The use of mobile data to provide communications is a simple and short term solution that contrasts with the cost and time required to implement a fibre
Solar-aided Power Generation vs Concentrating Solar Power
Renewable energy resources can possibly provide effective sustainable energy solutions. However, the application of solar energy for power generation purposes is not currently competitive with conventional fossil fuel systems.