oa Clean Air Journal = Tydskrif vir Skoon Lug - 'The State of Green Technologies in South Africa' November 2014 Report : review

Volume 25, Issue 1
  • ISSN : 1017-1703



Green technologies encompass an evolving group of products, services and systems that aim to sustain green production and consumption processes. Renewable energy technologies, green buildings, and pollution prevention and abatement technologies are examples of green technologies. Commissioned by the Department of Science and Technology and carried out by the Academy of Science of South Africa (ASSAf), a consensus panel was convened to prepare this report on the state of green technologies in South Africa. The panel's tasks were to document the green technologies presently being used in South Africa; to identify gaps and opportunities where green technologies could be applied; and to recommend ways to promote the growth of green technologies.

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