The City of Cape Town recently met with local tourism operators to discuss plans to increase energy efficiency and reduce the industry’s carbon footprint. The meeting aimed to get operators on board with energy-saving initiatives that will benefit both the environment and their bottom lines.
As Cape Town scrambles to attract visitors after years of drought, rolling blackouts are disrupting many travelers’ experiences and posing a new threat to the city’s tourism industry.
Cape Town’s efforts to protect its citizens from the effects of loadshedding are on track, according to a recent update from the city. The city has been implementing a range of measures to mitigate the impact of loadshedding on its residents, including the installation of backup power systems, solar panels, and energy-efficient lighting.