Working with Loeriesfontein Primary School, Khobab Wind Farm has provided support and resources to drive a mother-tongue literacy programme that trains teachers and parents of young learners. The programme has already heralded success, with twenty proud parents graduating as accredited parent-teachers.
The education capacity building programme, which launched almost a year ago to address the lack of access to Early Childhood Development (ECD) services in the Saldanha Bay Local Municipality has been so successful, it is expanding its reach into new communities. The Playgroup Site Learning Programme helps to ensure that children receive quality learning and caring programmes, resulting in them being better prepared to enter Grade 1.READ MORE
Besides generating much-needed clean and affordable electricity, wind energy has the power to unlock economic growth in Africa, give a new impulse to the continent’s under-performing manufacturing sector. This and developing an energy storage industry can develop and transform economies and create millions of direct and indirect jobs.
It’s a no-brainer — a move to renewable energy will not only boost the economy and create jobs, it is also the path to providing South Africa with potentially the cheapest electricity in the world given our natural wind and solar resources.READ MORE
Guest: Dr Clinton Carter-Brown is the Energy Centre Manager at the South African Council for Scientific and. Industrial Research (CSIR)
Guest: Bobby Peek – Director for GroundWorks
Bevan Jones – CEO African Source Markets
The Integrated Resource Plan, which is South Africa’s policy map for the energy sector has officially been gazetted by government today. Joining CNBC Africa to discuss the energy plan and Eskom is Ntombifuthi Ntuli, CEO of the South Africa Wind Energy Association.