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Cape Town Future Energy Festival<h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​About​​​​​​​</h2><p>The Cape Town Future Energy Festival, a showcase of innovation and sustainable living, brings together a line-up of virtual, family-friendly events.</p><p>Made possible by our <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Departments/Sustainable%20Energy%20Markets">Sustainable Energy Markets Department</a>, the festival promotes sustainable, and environmentally friendly energy solutions that you can implement in your own home, as well as information about what our energy future may look like. It aims to create conversations inspired by climate change and energy efficiency, solar and wind power, water saving and waste reduction, and smart transport and sustainable living.</p><p>Visit <a href="https://www.capetownfutureenergyfestival.co.za/" target="_blank">Cape Town Future Energy Festival</a><i class="icon link-external"></i> for more information and find out how you can <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/Residential-utility-services/Residential-electricity-services/saving-electricity">save electricity</a>, move to <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/greener-living/saving-electricity-at-home/going-solar">solar energy</a>, <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/Greener-living/Recycling-at-home/Reduce-your-waste">reduce your waste</a> and <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/greener-living/water-wise-in-the-home/saving-water">save water</a>. <br> </p><p> <strong>Follow the festival to stay up-to-date on the latest news and events:</strong> </p><ul><li>Facebook: <a href="https://www.facebook.com/futureenergycpt/" target="_blank">Future Energy CPT</a><i class="icon link-external"></i> </li><li>Twitter: <a href="https://twitter.com/CapeEnergy" target="_blank">@CapeEnergy</a><i class="icon link-external"></i> </li><li>Instagram: <a href="https://www.instagram.com/cpt_futureenergy/" target="_blank">@CPT_FutureEnergy</a><i class="icon link-external"></i><br> </li></ul><h2 class="sectHeading">My Clean Green Home design competition</h2><p> <a href="https://www.capetown.gov.za/Media-and-news/Recent%20African%20graduates%2c%20young%20professionals%20win%20competition%20to%20design%20future-fit%20home">Congratulations to Team Mahali</a>, who won first place in the <a href="https://www.capetownfutureenergyfestival.co.za/my-clean-green-home" target="_blank">My Clean Green Home</a><i class="icon link-external"></i> design competition.</p><p> <strong>Their net zero carbon home will be on display between 10:00 - 16:00 at the Green Point Urban Park until 14 March.</strong></p><p>“<em>The design is inspired by the typical African tradition of community formal and informal gatherings under an expansive tree canopy. The design tries to recreate the communal space by creating a courtyard-like space between two more private spaces for sleeping and living</em>,” said team leader, Sharné Bloem.<br></p> <span> <div class="image-gallery-slider img-gal-1" id="img-gal-1" data-slide="1" data-slides="3" style="height:493.5px;"><div class="image-gallery-content" style="height:414px;">​​​ <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-1"> <img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre/african%20graduate3.jpg" class="responsive" alt="" style="display:none;width:861px;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Team Mahali’s Net Zero Carbon home design.</p> </figcaption> </figure><figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-2"><img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre/african%20graduate2.jpg" class="responsive" alt="" style="display:none;width:949px;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Team leader, Sharné Bloem with Mayor Plato.</p> </figcaption> </figure><figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-3"><img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Media%20Centre/african%20graduate1.jpg" class="responsive" alt="" style="display:none;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Congratulations to Team Mahali on their winning design.<br></p> </figcaption> </figure> </div><div class="image-gallery-control"><div class="image-gallery-caption"><p>Team Mahali win the My Clean Green Home design competition.<br></p></div><div class="image-gallery-nav"><div class="nav-info">1 of 3</div><div class="slide-next"> <i class="icon arrow-white-next"></i> </div><div class="slide-prev"> <i class="icon arrow-white-prev"></i>​​</div></div></div></div></span> <p> <strong>What is a Net Zero Carbon building?</strong><br> According to <a href="https://gbcsa.org.za/certify/green-star-sa/net-zero/" target="_blank">Green Building Council South Africa</a><i class="icon link-external"></i>, a Net Zero Carbon building is “a building that is highly energy-efficient, and the remaining energy use is from renewable energy, preferably on-site but also off-site where absolutely necessary, so that there are zero net carbon emissions on an annual basis”.<br></p> <span> <div class="infographic bg-font-adjust-bg">​​​​​​​​​​ <figure><img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/ResourceEfficiencyIcon.jpg" alt="Resource Efficiency for Development Guidelines" class="responsive" /></figure><figcaption> <p> <span class="infoGraphicSpan"> <strong>Resource Efficiency for Development Guidelines</strong></span></p> <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Procedures%2c%20guidelines%20and%20regulations/CCT_Resource_Efficiency_Criteria_for_Development_in_Cape_Town_2016-06-23_hi_res.pdf" target="_blank" title="title" class="btn dark-blue"> <i class="icon download"></i>Download</a></figcaption> </div></span> <span> <div class="infographic bg-font-adjust-bg"> <figure> <img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/General_Valuations.jpg" alt="A Guide to Developing Net Zero Carbon Buildings in SA" class="responsive" /></figure> <figcaption> <p> <span class="infoGraphicSpan"> <strong>A Guide to Developing Net Zero Carbon Buildings in SA</strong></span></p> <a href="https://0946b889-fb64-46b2-bb47-a700d8674dec.filesusr.com/ugd/b8a9fe_d6a1892568044fa48e1b63fdf4b2bf09.pdf" target="_blank" title="title" class="btn dark-blue"> <i class="icon download"></i>Download</a></figcaption> </div></span> <h2 class="sectHeading">Future Energy Conversations</h2><p>The <a href="https://www.capetownfutureenergyfestival.co.za/conversations" target="_blank">Future Energy Conversations</a><i class="icon link-external"></i> bring together thought leaders to discuss the tough questions around energy, climate change and sustainability. </p> <span> <div class="image-gallery-slider img-gal-1" id="img-gal-1" data-slide="1" data-slides="8" style="height:493.5px;"><div class="image-gallery-content" style="height:414px;">​​​ <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-1"><img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFest-Conversations-8.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Future Energy Conversation 7 - Cape Town’s first free public EV charger launched" style="display:none;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Future Energy Conversation #8 - <strong><a href="https://youtu.be/UhfhQ0hGneo" title="Future Energy Conversation 8 - A walk around Africa’s Greenest Hotel" target="_blank">Mary Haw takes a walk around Africa’s Greenest Hotel with Dawie Meiring, Group CEO for the Hotel Verde Group</a>.</strong><i class="icon link-external"></i><br> </p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-2"><img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFest-Conversations-7.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Future Energy Conversation 7 - Cape Town’s first free public EV charger launched" style="display:none;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Future Energy Conversation #7 - <strong><a href="https://youtu.be/mRQub5XH9cY" title="Future Energy Conversation 7 - Cape Town’s first free public EV charger launched" target="_blank">Cape Town launches it's first free public EV charger</a>.</strong><i class="icon link-external"></i><br> </p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-3"><img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFest-Conversations-6.5.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Future Energy Conversation 6 - Understanding and managing residential solar rooftop PV" style="display:none;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Future Energy Conversation #6 - <strong><a href="https://youtu.be/UTBdRU9ywN8" title="Future Energy Conversation 6 - Understanding and managing residential solar rooftop PV" target="_blank">Mary Haw talks with Louise Scholtz and Karin Kritzinger about solar rooftop PV</a>.</strong><i class="icon link-external"></i><br> </p> </figcaption> </figure><figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-4"> <img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFest-Conversations-5.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Future Energy Conversation 5 - Spatial development and a new way of moving" style="display:none;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Future Energy Conversation #5 - <strong><a href="https://youtu.be/j5mtPh1jXiU" title="Future Energy Conversation 5 - Peter Ahmad and Jodi talk about spatial development and a new way of moving" target="_blank">Peter Ahmad and Jodi Allemeier talk about spatial development and a new way of moving</a>.</strong><i class="icon link-external"></i><br> </p> </figcaption> </figure><figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-5"> <img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFest-Conversations-4.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Future Energy Conversation 4 - Fair Cape Dairies shares the story behind their slogan; ‘Do the Right thing’." style="display:none;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Future Energy Conversation #4 - <a href="https://youtu.be/xNYg5wHjvCo" title="Future Energy Conversation 4 - Fair Cape Dairies shares the story behind their slogan; ‘Do the Right thing’." target="_blank"><strong>Fair Cape Dairies shares the story behind their slogan, ‘Do the Right thing’.</strong></a><i class="icon link-external"></i><br> </p> </figcaption> </figure><figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-6"> <img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFest-Conversations-3.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Future Energy Conversation 3 - Lesley Sibanda and Team Mahali talk about net zero carbon buildings" style="display:none;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Future Energy Conversation #3 - <a href="https://youtu.be/IlXdeJR2nRU" target="_blank"><strong>Lesley Sibanda and Team Mahali talk about net zero carbon buildings.</strong></a><i class="icon link-external"></i><br> </p> </figcaption> </figure><figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-7"> <img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFest-Conversations-2.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Future Energy Conversation 2 - Reshmi Joseph Wolvers, Senior Energy Analyst for GreenCape, chats with Lauren Hermanus, Founder and CEO of Adapt." style="display:none;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Future Energy Conversation #2 - <a href="https://youtu.be/F7E6x8MaZqc" title="Future Energy Conversation 2 - Reshmi Joseph Wolvers, Senior Energy Analyst for GreenCape, chats with Lauren Hermanus, Founder and CEO of Adapt." target="_blank"><strong>Reshmi Wolvers, Senior Energy Analyst for GreenCape, chats with Lauren Hermanus, Founder of Adapt.</strong></a><i class="icon link-external"></i><br> </p> </figcaption> </figure><figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-8"> <img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFest-Conversations-1.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Future Energy Conversation 1 - Leila Mahomed Weideman, Director: Sustainable Energy Markets, chats with Saliem Fakir, Executive Director of the African Climate Foundation" style="display:none;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Future Energy Conversation #1 - <a href="https://www.capetownfutureenergyfestival.co.za/conversations?wix-vod-video-id=c704615e602c48d5a11b933344227edf&wix-vod-comp-id=comp-kesg7rmy" title="Future Energy Conversation 1 - Leila Mahomed Weideman, Director: Sustainable Energy Markets, chats with Saliem Fakir, Executive Director of the African Climate Foundation" target="_blank"><strong>Leila Weideman, Director: Sustainable Energy Markets, chats with Saliem Fakir, ED for the African Climate Foundation</strong></a><i class="icon link-external"></i><br> </p> </figcaption> </figure> </div><div class="image-gallery-control"><div class="image-gallery-caption"><p>Future Energy Conversations - Episode 1 to 10<br></p></div><div class="image-gallery-nav"><div class="nav-info">1 of 8<br></div><div class="slide-next"> <i class="icon arrow-white-next"></i>  </div><div class="slide-prev"> <i class="icon arrow-white-prev"></i>​​ </div></div></div></div> </span> <p>The series provides a platform for people to share inspiring case studies on the journey towards carbon neutrality by 2050.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Smart City Kids</h2><p> <a href="https://www.capetownfutureenergyfestival.co.za/smartcitykids" target="_blank">Smart City Kids</a><i class="icon link-external"></i> is a 10-part series aimed at educating kids between the ages of four and eight, about environmental issues.</p><p>Based on the <a href="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/documentcentre/Documents/Procedures%2c%20guidelines%20and%20regulations/CCT_Smart_Living_Handbook.pdf" target="_blank">Smart Living Handbook</a>, these fun-filled chapters are free to watch and include short, pre-recorded lessons you can share with your children.<br></p> <span> <div class="image-gallery-slider img-gal-1" id="img-gal-1" data-slide="1" data-slides="8" style="height:493.5px;"><div class="image-gallery-content" style="height:414px;">​​​ <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-1"><img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFest-SmartCityKids-8-Outside.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Smart City Kids - The world outside - exploring our surroundings." style="display:none;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Episode 8 - <a href="https://youtu.be/n41UAx2HWOI" title="The world outside - exploring our surroundings." target="_blank"> <strong>It's time to learn all about the natural world outside and why it’s important to help protect it.</strong></a> <i class="icon link-external"></i> <br> </p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-2"><img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFest-SmartCityKids-7-Transport.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Smart City Kids - Moving forwards. Learning about transport" style="display:none;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Episode 7 - <a href="https://youtu.be/i-yN6vcUgWk" title="Moving forwards. Learning about transport." target="_blank"> <strong>In this episode we learn about different kinds of transport and how we can help protect our environment.</strong></a><i class="icon link-external"></i><br> </p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-3"><img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFest-SmartCityKids-6-Waste.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Smart City Kids - The three R's of waste" style="display:none;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Episode 6 - <a href="https://youtu.be/6ulKUNwj91M" title="The three R's of waste" target="_blank"> <strong>In this episode we explore ways we can reduce, reuse, recycle and compost our waste.</strong></a><i class="icon link-external"></i><br> </p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-4"><img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFest-SmartCityKids-5-Waste.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Smart City Kids - Life after the bin. What happens to our waste?" style="display:none;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Episode 5 - <a href="https://youtu.be/6tbRZWPQZhw" title="title" target="_blank"> <strong>Life after the bin, and what happens to our waste.</strong></a><i class="icon link-external"></i> We find out where our waste goes once we’ve put it in the bin, and how recycling works to reduce our waste. <br> </p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-5"><img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFest-SmartCityKids-4-Water2.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Smart City Kids - Every drop counts" style="display:none;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Episode 4 - <a href="https://youtu.be/Og35oHRD-zQ" title="Smart City Kids - Every drop counts" target="_blank"> <strong>Every drop counts</strong></a><i class="icon link-external"></i>. In this episode, we’ll learn why water is so important for all living things, and some ways we can be smart when we use water. <br> </p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-6"> <img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFest-SmartCityKids-3-WonderfulWorldofWater.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Smart City Kids - The wonderful world of water" style="display:none;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Episode 3 - <a href="https://youtu.be/DcJKbrLrkpg" title="Smart City Kids - The wonderful world of water" target="_blank"> <strong>The wonderful world of water</strong></a><i class="icon link-external"></i>. We dive into the different states of water and learn about the water cycle. <br> </p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-7"> <img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFestival-SaveElectricity.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Smart City Kids - Where does energy come from?" style="display:none;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Episode 2 - <a href="https://youtu.be/ETqCm0zjh64" title="mart City Kids - Where does energy come from?" target="_blank"> <strong>Where does our energy come from?</strong></a><i class="icon link-external"></i> We learn all about the different sources of energy, and why some of them are better than others.<br> </p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-8"> <img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/FutureEnergyFestival-WhatIsEnergy.jpg" class="responsive" alt="Smart City Kids - What is energy?" style="display:none;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Episode 1 - <a href="https://youtu.be/rXcftZtOKHA" title="Smart City Kids - What is energy?" target="_blank"> <strong>What is energy?</strong></a><i class="icon link-external"></i> This episode teaches us about the different forms of energy and some smart energy saving tips as well!<br> </p> </figcaption> </figure> </div><div class="image-gallery-control"><div class="image-gallery-caption"><p>Smart City Kids - Episode 1 to 10<br></p></div><div class="image-gallery-nav"><div class="nav-info">1 of 7</div><div class="slide-next"> <i class="icon arrow-white-next"></i>  </div><div class="slide-prev"> <i class="icon arrow-white-prev"></i>​​ </div></div></div></div> </span> <p>Subscribe to the <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCykOp8Sd268_C7-B3LI-94A" target="_blank">Cape Town Future Energy Festival YouTube channel</a><i class="icon link-external"></i> for more informative videos about sustainable living.</p><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Watt's in the Pot?</h2><p>In our <a href="https://www.capetownfutureenergyfestival.co.za/watts-in-the-pot" target="_blank">Watt’s in the Pot?</a> cooking competition, we asked you to submit your best recipes which used energy efficient cooking methods. </p><p>Watch our six local, amateur chefs compete for the title of Watt’s in the Pot? champion in the <a href="https://youtu.be/sUEpI1q2QuY" target="_blank">Virtual Cooking Show Final</a>. </p> <span> <div class="image-gallery-slider img-gal-1" id="img-gal-1" data-slide="1" data-slides="2" style="height:493.5px;"><div class="image-gallery-content" style="height:414px;">​​​ <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-1"> <img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/CPT-FutureEnergyFest-1.jpg" class="responsive" alt="" style="display:none;width:951px;" /> <figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>The winner, Nandipha Motsa, walked away with a R2000 cash price, a Crown National hamper, and a R500 Yuppiechef voucher.</p> </figcaption> </figure><figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-2"><img src="https://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/CPT-FutureEnergyFest-2.jpg" class="responsive" alt="" style="display:none;width:951px;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Second place, Juliette Pilaar, won a Wonderbag and a Crown National hamper.</p> </figcaption> </figure> </div><div class="image-gallery-control"><div class="image-gallery-caption"><p>Winners for the Watt's in the Pot? competition.<br></p></div><div class="image-gallery-nav"><div class="nav-info">1 of 2</div><div class="slide-next"> <i class="icon arrow-white-next"></i> </div><div class="slide-prev"> <i class="icon arrow-white-prev"></i>​​</div></div></div></div> </span> <p>Each of the runner-ups also walked away with a Crown National hamper valued at R500.  <br> </p><p>If you missed out, you can still watch our six local chefs compete in the <a href="https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sUEpI1q2QuY&feature=youtu.be" target="_blank">Watt's in the Pot? final</a><i class="icon link-external"></i>. <br> </p><h2 class="sectHeading">​​​​​​​​​​Contact us</h2><p> <em>Email: <br> <a href="mailto:energy@zafanzone.co.za" target="_blank">energy@zafanzone.co.za</a></em><br> </p>GP0|#923ac8d1-24d5-4fa4-bd5a-d056062c95a1;L0|#0923ac8d1-24d5-4fa4-bd5a-d056062c95a1|Surveys and submissions;GTSet|#a7cfb90d-44ad-4426-98ce-565f79932396;GPP|#79e6adda-2aa2-4523-bc29-296828216c93​The Cape Town Future Energy Festival is a showcase of innovation and sustainable living. 0

 

 

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