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Mar 10, 2014
The South African government has managed to provide a bankable legal framework via its REIPPP initiative for wind energy projects. We assess the current status and the sustainability of this emerging market's growth prospects.
Feb 27, 2014
Government body, the Department of Environmental Affairs, development group SANEDI, the Council for Scientific Research and world renowned University of Stellenbosch are set to share the latest developments surrounding South African wind energy in April.
Feb 17, 2014
The intermittent nature of wind can wreak havoc on the grid. Wind Energy Update explores the current status in emerging wind energy market, South Africa, and how the nation’s utility Eskom is placed to ensure a stable electricity grid.
Jan 30, 2014
Rand Merchant Bank, one of South Africa’s leading banks has confirmed their sponsorship of a wind energy summit in Cape Town later this year
Jan 29, 2014
With almost 2,000 megawatts [MW] of onshore wind, South Africa is under the global spotlight as the industry’s most exciting market.
Jan 23, 2014
African renewables have recently seen unprecedented growth but it is clear there are still challenges ahead, such as Social Economic Empowerment
Dec 23, 2013
South Africa’s power grid has gotten a fair amount of bad press in the past. Adding wind into the equation shouldn’t hurt, though… provided Eskom is on side.
Dec 20, 2013
The South African renewable energy programme has been bolstered with $3billion USD of clean energy projects in the most recent round of the SA competitive bidding process. As a result the country is billed as 2014’s most exciting onshore wind market.
Dec 17, 2013
Four experts in South African wind revealed their views of the market and what strategy they are adopting in its approach.
Dec 9, 2013
South Africa is building a head of steam as a wind energy market but still faces a few teething problems in terms of its supply chains and local skills.
Nov 21, 2013
Eskom have revealed their views of the South African wind industry, offering exclusive insight into how they approach onshore wind and what the utility feels is needed in order to evolve this emerging market.
Nov 15, 2013
Siemens have revealed their views of the booming South African wind industry and offer a trans-continental view of the future of the business and a foresight into sector developments