Position Papers

POSITION STATEMENT ON WIND ENERGY IMPACT ON BIRDS IN SOUTH AFRICA

SAWEA position statement – layout 12 Feb -218 [PDF]

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