March 2014

WINDaba 2013

Photos of the 2013 WINDABA event at Cape Town International Conference Centre

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Climate Action Networking Reception for COP17

Silas Zimu, CEO, Suzlon Wind Energy, South Africa

Suzlon sponsored the Climate Action Networking Reception for COP17 on Wednesday 7th December in Durban, South Africa.


Powered By Wind Energy

Wind Energy in SA Awareness Campaign

Powered by Wind is brought to you by the Department of Energy in cooperation with the Danish Embassy.

Renewables bid represents ‘substantive progress’

Compliance & Financial burdens of renewables in SA

SAWEA cautioned on that the compliance requirements & financial burdens associated with the request for proposals (RFP) documentation had increased materially.


Bats and Windfarms

Electricity vs Ecology

Research has focused on the impacts of turbines on birds but little has been done on bats. Bat fatalities at some wind farms outnumber bird fatalities 10:1.

Cape Talk Radio

The merits of Wind Power in SA

Debate between SAWEA CEO, Johan van den Berg and Andrew Kenny.

Radio France International

Wind power blows into South Africa

RFI’s Interview with SAWEA CEO, Johan van den Berg

 

Interview with Windpower TV

Wind Energy in South Africa

Interview with SAWEA CEO, Johan van den Berg at EWEA 2014

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