Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy
With more than 35 years’ experience and a worldwide installed capacity of over 84.5 GW, Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is a global technological leader in the wind industry with a presence in more than 70 countries. Its end-to-end value chain expertise encompasses onshore and offshore wind turbine design, manufacturing, installation as well as cutting-edge service solutions. We strive to provide the best technological offer for each project, while driving down the LCoE to ensure long-term returns for customers.
The South African Renewable Energy Technology Centre (SARETEC)
The South African Renewable Energy Technology Centre (SARETEC) is a state-of-the-art training facility located in Cape Town, South Africa. An initiative of the Department of Higher Education & Training (DHET) and managed by the Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT), SARETEC trains for a broad range of stakeholders in the African wind industry, which includes Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM’s), Independent Power Producers (IPP’s) and Independent Service Providers (ISP’s).
SARETEC offers a South African qualification for Wind Turbine Service Technicians (WTST) and as a BZEE Academy network partner can provide a suite of wind training courses from this industry recognised German Academy. Both these internationally recognised certifications are offered fulltime or in a modular short course format. SARETEC is promoting its hybrid training offerings to support Wind Turbine Service Technician training in East and North Africa.
SARETEC is a certified Global Wind Organisation (GWO) training facility and offers the GWO Basic Safety Training (BST) and Basic Technical Training (BTT) training. In partnership with AltiTec (UK), SARETEC offers Wind Turbine Rotor Blade Repair Technician training for the wind and composite market.
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