Press 2017

WORKING TO STRENGTHEN EASTERN CAPE WIND ENERGY COMMUNITY TRUSTS

The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) hosted the first of series of workshops focused on Wind Farm Community Trusts.  The workshop brought together Community Trustees, Economic Development Managers, and representatives from both the Government’s Independent Power Producer’s (IPP) office and wind farms in the...

SAWEA counting on NERSA for transparency and leadership

Thursday, 14 September 2017 SAWEA and its legal counsel have welcomed clarity on NERSA process, while strongly objecting to Eskom’s lack of engagement. SAWEA declared a power procurement dispute in October 2016, requesting the National Regulator (NERSA) to undertake an investigation into Eskom’s continued unwillingness...

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ENERGYDRIVE SET TO FOCUS ON RURAL COMMUNITIES AND BUILD A WIND ROUTE

The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) will partner with the Durban University of Technology and the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and embark on an educational road trip with the EnergyDRIVE. This custom-built truck is designed to teach rural learners about the...

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Global Wind Day 2017

Global Wind Day celebrates industry achievements and benefits communities (Press Release) GWD Climate Change Coloring Book [pdf] Global Wind Day Poster [pdf] Quotes "Wind power in South Africa provides another means to strengthen our socio-economic development, create new jobs for women and youth, stimulate local enterprise...