ENERGYDRIVE IN CAPE TOWN to demonstrate renewable energy technologies and promote skills
Participating wind farms will each fund a portion of the road show as well as host field trips for participating learners, these include: Nojoli Wind Farm, Cookhouse Wind Farm, Metrowind Van Stadens Wind Farm, Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm, Kouga Wind Farm, Gibson Bay Wind Farm and Gouda Wind Farm.
Two solar power plants, namely De Aar Solar Power and Droogfontein Solar Power, are will also be hosting the EnergyDRIVE.
Participating partners and sponsors in SAWEA’s EnergyDRIVE include:
The South Africa Wind Energy Project Phase 2 (SAWEP 2) funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and the Department of Energy, the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI), and the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) South Africa Country Office as well as The Renewable Energy Centre of Research and Development (RECORD)
The EnergyDRIVE is a project that was launched by Durban University of Technology (DUT) and Energy and Water Seta (EWSETA) in November last year. Its aim is to raise awareness about climate change and renewable energy.