This paper was drafted in consultation with SAWEA’s Manufacturing & Local content working group. It includes the Industry position on manufacturing & local content as well as recommendations for investment growth.
The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) is committed to ensuring that wind farm development in South Africa is undertaken in a sustainable manner that minimises potential negative impacts whilst maximising potential social, environmental and economic benefits.
All types of development can have a potential negative impact on aspects of a local environment. SAWEA is particularly cognisant of these impacts as they relate to Wind farm development and pro-actively engages with national and provincial authorities and stakeholders to better understand, avoid or mitigate these impacts during the planning, construction and operational phases of development.READ MORE