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Wind Energy

Wind farm to go live before year-end  

By: Bruce Montiea     28th November 2014 Infrastructure equity investment manager African Infrastructure Investment Managers (AIIM) is proud to have played a key role in the completion of the Cookhouse wind farm, in the Eastern Cape, as one of the funders of the project, says AIIM CEO Jurie Swart. “We are pleased to have played a part... 

Wind energy industry creating jobs

By: Bruce Montiea     28th November 2014 While there is not a significant skills deficit in the South African wind energy industry, primarily the result of on-the-job training, there is a need to formalise the training and invest more substantially in local community training, says renewable-energy and sustainability consulting firm... 

Wind energy industry creating jobs
SARAH STANDS The wind industry has created a need for more trained professionals such as turbine technicians, large-inverter programmers, engineers and quality managers

Increasing number of wind energy projects stimulates sector

By: David Oliveira     29th November 2013 The outlook of the wind energy sector in South Africa is positive, owing to the increasing number of wind farm projects being awarded through the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), says University of Cape Town Graduate School of Business professor Anton... 

Chemicals solutions company products ideal for wind turbine construction

By: David Oliveira     29th November 2013 Products from chemical solutions company Chryso Southern Africa Group are ideal for base foundation construction for wind turbines, as well as various other aspects of the country’s proposed extensive wind farm energy projects, says Chryso technical services GM Eddie Correia. Independent power... 

Need for more power increases interest in renewable energy

By: David Oliveira     29th November 2013 Most of Africa’s installed electrical capacity is in South Africa, which is heavily reliant on coal for its electricity generation needs, says South Africa-based law firm Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr, noting that there has been little incentive for South Africa to invest in renewable energy in the past.... 

Renewable-energy business awarded wind project

By: David Oliveira     29th November 2013 Renewable-energy business and project developer Red Cap was announced as one of the preferred bidders in round three of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) last month for its Gibson Bay wind farm project, in the Kouga local municipality, in the Eastern... 

Renewable-energy business awarded wind project
KOUGA GROUND-BREAKING CEREMONY Mark Tanton, Kouga executive mayor Booi Koerat and former Minister of Energy Dipuo Peters at the ground-breaking ceremony at Kouga wind farm

Wind turbines popular among SA farmers

By: David Oliveira     29th November 2013 Renewable-energy solutions provider Eveready Diversified Products, trading as Kestrel Renewable Energy, says that the use of its wind turbines has increased in recent years, owing to the increased focus on renewable and environmentally safe energy.  Kestrel Renewable Energy wind turbines are a... 

Strategy required to develop SA wind turbine manufacturing capabilities

By: David Oliveira     29th November 2013 The development of wind turbine manufacturing capabilities in South Africa needs to be strategically motivated for it to become a globally competitive industry, global environmental conservation organisation World Wide Fund for Nature South Africa (WWF-SA) Living Planet unit head Saliem Fakir... 

Local manufacturer receives award from Sawea

By: David Oliveira     29th November 2013 Internationally recognised manufacturing and engineering company DCD Group was presented with the Distinguished Contribution to the Advancement of Local Content in Wind Energy award by nonprofit wind industry representative, the South African Wind Energy Association (Sawea), in September, for its... 

Local manufacturer  receives award from Sawea
DIPOLELO ELFORD, SIMON GRAAF DCD Group received the Distinguished Contribution to the Advancement of Local Content in Wind Energy award from South African Wind Energy Association
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