The harmful aspects of loadshedding are more than just unproductivity and no electricity - what about power failures, power surges, sags, under and over voltage? To determine what size Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS) your home or business needs, you need to first establish what power is drawn and the runtime duration of support required. As with any technology, UPS capacity is available in different tiers of products. Good news for small businesses and home offices, Eaton now has a cost-effective mini UPS that runs off Lithium batteries, and could run your Wi-Fi router for up to 4 hours. Jaco Voigt chats to Jaco du Plooy from Eaton South Africa. Brought to you by Catalytic.

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08.08.22 Pt 1 - Leigh-Ann shares a nightmare that she recently had that involved Damon Kalvari. Mash would love a turtle as a pet, and the team discuss whether or not it’s okay to pretend to be poor.

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The World Economic Forum expects the annual issuance of green bonds to exceed $1-trillion in 2023, double 2021’s figure. But what are they, and can they help solve SA’s power crisis? In this episode of Future Impact, experts from Investec, the JSE and Kathu Solar Park explain green bonds and how they’re funding wind and solar plants in South Africa.

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30.06.21 Pt 2 - Barry Bateman joins the team to have a candid conversation about the whole State Capture saga, the Afriforum border watch, the state of Eskom and more.

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It’s easily one of the greatest human achievements, literally powering the advancement of everything from industry to leisure, from business to space exploration, and more. The harnessing of electricity also spawned one of the fiercest industrial rivalries of all time, where fortunes were made and lost. While the world would come to require electrical power to function, there were some people - including a wealthy tycoon and a US President - who weren’t convinced it was a good idea originally.

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Between Edison and Tesla there are some 1,200 patents for inventions and innovations that birthed the modern world. To fully appreciate their contribution, you would have to remember that at the time of their birth, technology was steam-powered locomotion, and candlelight. Over the course of their years of discovery and success, they engaged in bitter rivalry and the greatest leaps forward for humankind. But there were also failures, and tragedies.

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This week on The AutoTrader Podcast, SA’s No.1 motoring podcast, anchor George Mienie and co-host Wandile Sishi are joined by David Ashdown, CEO of Vuka Group, to discuss the recent Smarter Mobility conference’s outcomes. The team also unpack the current state of electric vehicle adoption in South Africa, and explore the challenges which we have yet to overcome. Powered by AutoTrader.

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George Mienie shares the latest motoring news, which includes how Halloween might be the deadliest day of the year for pedestrians, an Australian man caught on a speed camera riding on a car bonnet with a beer in hand, and new technology in cars to detect intoxicated drivers. Powered by AutoTrader.

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12.11.21 Pt 2 - Jesse and Jaron Clegg join the team to talk about their father Johnny Clegg’s legacy and new memoir. They share the process of compiling the book, and their experience of losing their dad. George Mienie then joins the team to give us the latest motoring news.

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25.10.21 Pt 1 - Leigh-Ann has been up since which 2am, which results in her being all lovely and dressed up. The team share what they got up to this past weekend, and then Dr Hanan Bushkin joins the team to get an update from Simphiwe and Mbulelo about their squabbles.

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