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Headwind hits renewable energy

Green power is coming on stream, but it is not without quite a few teething problems.

Driving north on the N10 past what once was elephant territory of the Eastern Cape, vervet monkeys forage alongside the road, monitor lizards sun themselves. Curiously, the...

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WIND FARM TAKES CENTRE UNDER THEIR WING

THE Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm donated R254300, including a car, to the On Eagles Wings Multi-Purpose Centre in Pellsrus, Jeffreys Bay.

Founded by pastor Mercy Cwayi in 2005 who experienced a traumatic childhood, and supported by the Department of Social Development, the centre...

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PE manufactured wind tower transported to wind farm

DCD Wind Towers has officially completed its first in-house manufactured wind tower at its R300m facility at the Coega Industrial Development  Zone.

The massive tower was transported on Thusday to the Grassridge Wind Energy Facility on the outskirts of Nelson Mandela Bay.

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Honda Twin Wind Turbines

Twin Wind Turbines Outperforming Expectations at Honda Transmission Plant

Just six months after the landmark installation of two power-producing wind turbines at Honda Transmission Mfg. of America, Inc., the turbines are producing more renewable, low emissions electrical power than was anticipated when the...

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New power producers overwhelm ‘weak’ grid

THE government’s plan to bring more power into the national grid through procurement from independent power producers (IPPs) has a hit a technical obstacle — Eskom cannot connect all successful projects from the third window of the renewable energy bid until the grid is...

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Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm Powers Up

Over the past year, travellers on the N2 passing the turnoff to the surfing paradise of Jeffreys Bay have noticed the appearance of 60 space-age wind turbines towering above the landscape.

Social media reaction to the turbines, covering 3,700 hectares, has mostly been...

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