Wind energy will play a major role in the future of the South African energy grid.
This is according to Ntombifuthi Ntuli, who is the CEO of the South Africa Wind Energy Association (SAWEA).
Ntuli noted that the allocated annual capacity of 1,600MW to windpower will make up a total of 14.4GW of power supply by 2030.READ MORE
Camilla Fröhlich from our German Africa Group in Frankfurt virtually interviewed Ms. Ntombifuthi Ntuli, CEO of South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) on South Africa’s need for energy reform and what lies on the horizon post COVID-19.READ MORE
The Windaba Virtual Conference kicked-off today, presenting an assembly of industry thought leaders that are geared to support the wind industry as it enters into another decade of growth, set to transform South Africa’s energy landscape by delivering 14.4GW of wind energy.READ MORE
With the installed capacity of almost 2GW already operational and an additional 1.4GW in final stages of construction, the South African wind industry is certainly ready to expand its growth into the next decade, said Ntombifuthi Ntuli, CEO of the South African Wind Energy Association (Sawea) told the Windaba virtual conference.READ MORE
Ntombifuthi Ntuli – CEO, SAWEA
The failure of the R536-million DCD Wind Towers facility, established in the Coega Special Economic Zone in 2013, has become the poster child for the damage inflicted when South Africa’s political infighting and intrigue gave way to policy uncertainty and stalled implementation.