October 2019

WIND POWER SECTOR RESPONDS TO RENEWED LOAD SHEDDING AND IRP

The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) has responded to the recent load-shedding that the country is experiencing once again. The Association sees the current energy constraints as a clear symptom of Eskom fleet’s reduced energy availability factor (EAF) and a reminder that the country needs to procure new generation capacity in order to bring the EAF to healthy levels again.READ MORE

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More than energy generation: wind power to transform Africa’s economy

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. READ MORE

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Global Handwashing Day to increase awareness and prevent disease

As the world celebrates another annual Global Handwashing Day, the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) emphasizes the fact that the very simple act of handwashing with soap can save the lives of hundreds of thousands of children who needlessly die every year.READ MORE

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Comments of the Economic Policy Paper

COMMENTS ON THE NATIONAL TREASURY POLICY PAPER ON

ECONOMIC TRANSFORMATION, INCLUSIVE GROWTH, AND COMPETITIVENESS: TOWARDS AN ECONOMIC STRATEGY FOR SOUTH AFRICA

Prepared by: South African Wind Energy Association
Contact: Ntombifuthi Ntuli (CEO) – ntombifuthi@sawea.co,.za

14 September 2019

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