Meet the 2018 WindAc Africa Students With just less than 24 days to go, WindAc will be sponsoring students to attend the 2018 WindAc Africa conference. The purpose of this programme is to bring superior wind research knowledge to South African students, and to
Meet the 2018 WindAc Africa Students WindAc Africa – an academic conference is ‘Africa’s hour for Wind Power’ co-located with Windaba Conference and Exhibition. The third annual event takes place at the Cape Town International Convention Centre (CTICC) on 5 & 6
After months of delays and legal challenges. South Africa signed long-delayed renewable energy contracts worth R55.92 billion with independent power producers on Wednesday, in the first major investment deal under President Cyril Ramaphosa.
Government has today re-confirmed its commitment to the renewable energy sector and will continue its intended partnership with the private sector in mutual pursuit of diversifying South Africa’s power mix in support of energy and economic security. The conclusion of duly procured
The South African Wind Energy Association is concerned that the arguments cited by NUMSA and Transform SA in their interdict application against renewable power purchase agreement (RE PPA) conclusion, are misleading. Job losses must be avoided wherever possible, but false claims do
Today was meant to mark the reawakening of South Africa’s Renewable Energy Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP), first initiated in 2011. “The delayed investment of over R59 billion, the creation of over 13 000 construction jobs and a further 2000 operations jobs
The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA), together with the broader renewable power sector, are today celebrating Minister Radebe’s confirmation that the country’s renewable procurement programme will resume. The Energy minister has set a firm date for the conclusion of duly procured
“South Africa should urgently restart its large scale renewables industry in order to benefit from the continued decline in renewables prices achieved globally and grow its green economy industrial base”, says Brenda Martin, CEO of SAWEA. While South Africa’s renewables programme has
The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) has issued a statement in response to President Ramaphosa’s Cabinet reshuffle this week, which ushered Cabinet veteran Minister Jeff Radebe into the Energy portfolio with immediate effect.
21 February 2018 The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) has issued a statement applauding the newly appointed President’s commitment to stabilising state owned enterprises and Minister Gigaba’s reiteration of these sentiments, in today’s Budget Speech. “We applaud President Ramaphosa’s unequivocal commitment