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POWER OPTIONS COUPLES WIND AND HYDROGEN WITH POTENTIAL TO DRIVE EXPORTS MARKET

The opportunity for South Africa to couple its renewable energy economic stimulus to non-electricity prospects, presents the possibility for a new power export market, which can be laid now. The economic and energy benefits of ‘green’ hydrogen,  is one of the many prospects discussed during the recent South African Wind Energy Association’s (SAWEA) webinar, which focused the Role of Wind Power in South Africa’s Economic Recovery, post-COVID-19.

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The implications of an announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that municipalities that are financially viable

The mediated conversation on the implications of an announcement by President Cyril Ramaphosa that municipalities that are financially viable and are being governed well will be allowed to procure power from IPPs.
Guests: CEO of the SA Wind Energy Association Ntombifuthi Ntuli
Head of Energy and Electricity at SALGA Nhlanhla Ngidi
Acting Executive Manager for Electricity, responsible for licensing and compliance enforcement

SOURCE: https://iono.fm/e/817046

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Industry Pioneers Change the West Coast Landscape

Darling Wind Farm, situated along the beautiful West Coast of the Western Cape, is the country’s first wind farm. Roughly 70 kilometers from Cape Town, this 5MW plant, is also the country’s smallest power generator.

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Women in Wind Call for Applications 2020 Communications Kit

Women in Wind Global Leadership Program announces call for applications to empower women working in the wind industry 

  • The Women in Wind Global Leadership Program, a joint initiative of the Global Wind Energy Council and the Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition, is now calling for applications for the second edition of the program.
  • The Women in Wind Global Leadership Program is designed to accelerate the careers of women working in the wind industry to promote greater gender equality in the sector.
  • Focus on mentees in emerging wind markets in Latin America, Asia and Africa to contribute to UN Sustainable Development Goals.
  • The share of women currently working in the global wind energy industry is 21 per cent, which is below the share of women working in both the global renewables sector as well as the oil and gas sector.

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Coal is destroying South Africa. Renewables are the future

Eskom is too big to fail. The fate of the power utility and the fate of this country are one and the same. And right now plans to rescue Eskom lie in doubling down on its coal-fired power plants, on a fleet that can — on a day without load-shedding — only provide about 70% of its own capacity.READ MORE

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