Although the concept is somewhat new to South Africa, crowdfunding has been around for a while. For many years, people have been willing to invest their money for worthy causes, including disaster relief and political support. The concept is the same today; there are just many more venues that are being scrutinized for alternate funding in this manner. Venture capital works successfully when enough private investors support and believe in an idea, person, or organization. The reason why crowdfunding in South Africa is gaining popularity now is because of the internet connection of investors. A cause is much easier to publish to the masses through social media networking.
Vertical-axis wind turbines (VAWTs) are a type of wind turbine where the main rotor shaft is set vertically and the main components are located at the base of the turbine. Among the advantages of
The FPS Urban Turbine offer a number of advantages over traditional horizontal-axis wind turbines (HAWTs). VAWTsare rugged, quiet, aesthetically pleasing, omni-directional, and they do not create as much stress on the support structure; so they can be mounted on the sides of buildings above head height but not on roof
Right now, after 2 years of research and development, prototype testing has shown that Future Power Solutions has a real alternative power generation unit that could change the African landscape. Investor opportunities exist to get in at the ground floor.