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Vrede en Lust reach major milestone in solar energy production

When it comes to championing the environment and farming for a sustainable future, few wine industry producers can hold a candle to Vrede en Lust. The pioneering Franschhoek estate is celebrating an important milestone in its green evolution with 1 000 000 kWh of clean, renewable solar energy having been generated on the farm over […]

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Vrede en Lust launch ‘Vinified by the Sun’ logo

Pioneering wine farm Vrede en Lust, on the outskirts of the magnificent Franschhoek Valley, is ringing in the new year on an innovative note. In addition to the release of two exceptional wines, this popular winery is introducing its new Vinified by the Sun  logo, celebrating its commitment to clean, renewable energy and environmental sustainability. The Vinified by […]


Shedding a light on load shedding

“Load shedding is a measure of last resort to prevent the collapse of the power system country-wide.  When there is insufficient power station capacity to supply the demand (load) from all the customers, the electricity system becomes unbalanced, which can cause it to trip out country-wide (a blackout), and which could take days to restore.” […]