South Africa : Limpopo lodge goes 100% 'green'

Limpopo lodge goes 100% 'green' -

Using his decades of expertise as a chemical engineer, Dr Hans Hahn runs a Soutpansberg-based eco-tourism lodge entirely on alternative, renewable and sustainable energy, writes Michael Appel.

Speaking to BuaNews at Tourism Indaba 2008, Dr Hahn explained the Moshavehla Lodge was detached entirely from Eskom's power-grid and the entire farm was powered using a combination of solar power and thermal gasification.

This involves extracting gas by burning wood and recycling waste to power generators.

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[AA South Africa]