Germany is celebrating the 500th anniversary of the Reformation this year with a series of public events, exhibitions and lectures. Professor Christina Aus der Au, the president of the German Church Day, is in South Africa this week to meet church leaders and engage in debates about the role of the Protestant church 500 years after the Reformation.
President of German Church Day visits South Africa
"The future of Europe and the euro - What monetary policy can and cannot do"
"The future of Europe and the euro - What monetary policy can and cannot do" - During his visit to South Africa, Dr. Andreas Dombret, Member of the Executive Board of the Deutsche Bundesbank, held a talk on EU monetary policy at the University of Pretoria.
Germany's guidelines for Africa - Which strategy is Germany pursuing with regard to this rapidly changing continent? The German Goverment's Policy Guidelines for Africa set out approaches to taking opportunities, tackling risks and overcoming crises.
German Government Policy Guidelines for Africa
South African Photovoltaic Industry Association (SAPVIA) has launched the PV GreenCard, a quality certification mechanism based on the German PV Passport (“PV-Anlagenausweis”), on May 26 in Johannesburg. The development of the PV GreenCard was supported by the German Government under the South African German Energy Programme (SAGEN).
Solar just became safer with the PV GreenCard
The German Embassy in South Africa is going solar! A total of 98 solar panels have been installed on the roof of the embassy building in Pretoria. Every month, the panels will generate around 4823 kWh. This can cover around a fifth of the embassy’s electricity usage. By comparison, with the 4823 kWh of energy generated by solar energy, embassy employees could brew around 159,000 cups of coffee a month!
Solar energy in Pretoria and beyond
The international energy efficiency competition of the Deutsche Energie-Agentur GmbH (dena) - German Energy Agency is this year under the motto "The Makers of Energy Transition ". Private and public companies are invited to submit their projects and concepts by July 15, which have a special impact on the practical implementation of the energy conversion.
German Energy Agency invites company concepts
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