G7 Renewable Energies, a South African company based in Cape Town and founded 2008, develops highly competitive grid connected wind farms in South Africa. We use our outstanding skills and experience, in-depth knowledge of the country’s wind resources (SA Mesoscale Wind Atlas from its Director Dr Kilian Hagemann) as well as legal, social, technical and environmental expertise to bring our portfolio of projects commercial fruition. In the process we take care of all the necessary stepping stones – identifying new sites, securing land rights, liaising with local communities, conducting high quality wind measurements, obtaining all required permits and sourcing necessary licenses in order to enable each project to reach financial close and generate sustainable revenues for 20-25 years. G7 has actively contributed through its Director Nicolas Rolland to the strong build-up of SAWEA from 2009 to 2011 with the launch of Windaba, the industry’s premier annual conference. G7 remains strongly supportive of the SAWEA’s efforts through its involvement in various working groups.
Arcus is an environmental consultancy offering environmental impact assessment (EIA) services through our team of Environmental Assessment Practitioners (EAPs) and specialists. We provide an in-house team of bird and bat specialists, consisting of your South African, and International Team. We have extensive experience in the application of our knowledge to the renewable energy industry both in South Africa and internationally. We offer a high quality service throughout the project lifecycle from site feasibility through to operational management and repowering.
The SAISC aims to be the leading facilitator in the development of the steel Construction and related manufacturing sectors in Southern Africa.
We promote steel as the material of choice in construction amongst clients and decision makers through best practice, innovation, education and training, standards, practice aids and advisory services
For over 15 years 3Energy is providing services to renewable energy power plants with currently over 30 wind and solar facilities under contract.
3Energy South Africa is adopting the tried and tested systems and quality control practices of its German operation. These systems and controls are being adapted to fit the South African market requirements. Our involvement in the full lifecycle of renewable energy projects provides a balanced view on the efficient operations and longevity of a power plant.
Our services include construction monitoring, facility management, plant optimization, inspections and repairs
3Energy ensures a proactive and carefully planned approach to pushing the plant output beyond the levels of the minimum guaranteed availability, optimising the performance of the asset and thus deriving the maximum sustainable return for the owner.
Windlab Systems Pty Ltd (“Windlab”) is a global wind energy development company established in 2003 as a spin out from Australia’s premier scientific research institute, the CSIRO. Windlab exclusively owns and utilises a suite of world-leading atmospheric modelling and wind energy prospecting tools to identify and efficiently deliver ready-to-build wind farm sites.
This technological advantage has enabled Windlab to rapidly secure a portfolio of high quality wind farm sites totalling more than 6,500MW of potential capacity across Canada, USA, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa. Windlab has a strong development portfolio in South Africa, with two projects co-developed by Windlab – Amakhala Emoyeni Phase I and West Coast One – achieving Financial Close in 2013.
With over 40 years of experience in industrial bolting technology, HYTORC is the world’s oldest and largest manufacturer of hydraulic and pneumatic torque wrenches.
HYTORC is dedicated in providing the highest level of customer service by continually developing new products to make bolting jobs as safe and hassle-free as possible.
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The Kouga Wind Farm is an 80 MW wind farm comprising 32 Nordex 2.5 MW N90 turbines. The project is one of 28 Round 1 REIPPP projects project to be approved by the DoE. It is situated on 28 hectares of farmland between St Francis Bay and Oyster Bay and has been fully operational since March 2015. The wind farm’s primary areas of community economic development are Sea Vista and Umzamowethu.
The South African Renewable Energy Technology Centre (SARETEC) leads in the provision and accreditation of RE training and education in South Africa. The centre is located on the Bellville campus of the Cape Peninsula University of Technology. Please contact Howard Fawkes (firstname.lastname@example.org) for further information.
Every single day, Vestas wind turbines deliver clean energy that supports the global fight against climate change. Wind power from Vestas’ more than 49,000 wind turbines currently reduces carbon emissions by over 60 million tons of CO2 every year, while at the same time building energy security and independence. Today, Vestas has installed turbines in more than 73 countries, providing jobs for around 17,000 passionate people at our service and project sites, research facilities, factories and offices all over the world. With 62 per cent more megawatts installed than our closest competitor and more than 56 GW of cumulative installed capacity worldwide, Vestas is the world leader in wind energy.
The headquarters of Vestas Central Europe is located in Hamburg, Germany. The business unit is responsible for the sales and marketing of wind power systems as well as for the installation and operation of wind power plants in Germany, Benelux, Austria, Russia, Eastern Europe and Southern and Eastern Africa.
We invite you to learn more about Vestas by visiting our website at http://www.vestas.com.
The Copper Development Association Africa (CDAA) has represented the local copper industry in southern Africa since 1962 and now promotes copper usage throughout Africa. The CDAA’s head office is based in Johannesburg and, on behalf of its members, the organisation is committed to advancing and expanding the use of copper and copper alloys throughout Africa. The CDAA, through continuous projects and trials, facilitates the adoption of downstream products, and the uses and benefits of copper across a plethora of industries.
Under the brand name Nordex we offer powerful wind turbines for almost all geographic regions across the globe. With the serial produced multi-megawatt wind turbines Nordex N90, N100 and N117, Nordex is able to offer high-efficiency wind turbines for onshore use. For the rapidly developing chinese market and the asian-pacific region we offer the powerful megawatt turbines Nordex N77, N90, N100 and N82. As developers and manufacturers of wind turbines, we concentrate on our core competencies. In addition to the overall technical design, our know-how also lies in the development of rotor blades with a length of more than 58 metres and in the integrated electrical and control technology for wind turbines. These are the driving factors behind the development of more efficient and thus more economical machines – which is to the advantage of the environment and of our customers.
Cennergi (Pty) Ltd., is a 50:50 joint venture between South African-based diversified resources company Exxaro Resources Limited (Exxaro) and The Tata Power Company Limited (Tata Power), of India, through its subsidiary Khopoli Investments Limited.
Cennergi is based in South Africa and will focus on the, development, ownership, operation, maintenance, acquisition and management of electricity generation assets in South Africa, Botswana and Namibia. The initial project pipeline focuses on renewable energy projects in South Africa and Cennergi’ s strategy is to create a balanced portfolio of diverse generation assets.
Mott MacDonald is a global engineering consultancy with over 14,000 staff. We have 4 offices in South Africa alone. Our dedicated renewables engineering team consists of a wide resource pool of expertise, covering all aspects of the development process. We are able to provide a one-stop-shop for developers. We are able to offer a one-stop-shop for developers – from pre-feasibility through to EPC and O&M contracts. We also have a locally-based environment team experienced at carrying out ESIA s for all types of renewables developments. For financiers we offer a full Lenders Engineers Service.
Umoya Energy has developed the Hopefield Wind Farm which was selected as preferred bidder in Round 1 of REIPPP in December 2011. The project will consist of 37 turbines with a total capacity of 66.6MW and is located close to the town of Hopefield in the Western Cape. Umoya Energy was established by African Infrastructure Investment Managers (“AIIM”). AIIM is the manager and advisor of a group of niche funds designed to invest long-term institutional equity in African projects, such as airports, roads, ports, pipelines, power generation, renewable energy and communication infrastructure.
Driven by its purpose of safeguarding life, property and the environment, DNV GL enables organisations to advance the safety and sustainability of their business. DNV GL provides classification and technical assurance along with software and independent expert advisory services to the maritime, oil & gas and energy industries. It also provides certification services to customers across a wide range of industries. DNV GL, whose origins go back to 1864, operates globally in more than 100 countries with its 16,000 professionals dedicated to helping their customers make the world safer, smarter and greener.
In the Energy industry
In DNV GL we unite the strengths of DNV, KEMA, Garrad Hassan, and GL Renewables Certification. DNV GL’s 3,000 energy experts support customers around the globe in delivering a safe, reliable, efficient, and sustainable energy supply. We deliver world-renowned testing, certification and advisory services to the energy value chain including renewables and energy efficiency. Our expertise spans onshore and offshore wind power, solar, conventional generation, transmission and distribution, smart grids, and sustainable energy use, as well as energy markets and regulations. Our testing, certification and advisory services are delivered independent from each other.
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Established in 1999, 3E is an independent consultancy service and software product company. We provide solutions to improve renewable energy system performance, optimize energy consumption and facilitate grid and market interaction. 3E guides customers towards high standard economically optimized solutions in wind energy, solar energy, sustainable building and site optimization, power infrastructure and energy markets. At the crossroads between research and the market, we pursue the latest innovations to provide leading energy intelligence and practical solutions to our customers. The company is certified ISO 9001:2008 since early 2010 and is focused on providing reliable and trusted results in all its activities. 3E has worked on projects in more than 30 countries and operates with an international team of over 100 experts from its headquarters in Brussels and offices in Toulouse, Beijing, Istanbul and Cape Town.
In just over a decade, Goldwind has become a big five global wind turbine manufacturer with operations in Asia, Australia, Europe, the Americas – and now Africa. As the leader in Permanent Magnet Direct-Drive turbine technology, Goldwind is a full service provider that delivers wind energy solutions with lower costs, less downtime, and better grid connectivity for proven increased efficiency.
African Clean Energy Developments (Pty) Limited (“ACED”) is a South African registered company dedicated to the development of renewable energy projects in Sub-Saharan Africa. The business, with dedicated staff members based in Cape Town, has been in operation for over 5 years. ACED has made significant progress in establishing a platform for the development of renewable energy assets in South Africa over the long term and its portfolio is in excess of 1,500MW of wind and solar projects.
Obelisk Energy is a service provider to the Wind Energy industry in South Africa, Ireland and the UK. In South Africa, the main service to date has been wind measurement delivered by Wind Measurement International, with involvement in over 40 different wind measurement sites in South Africa. As the industry develops in South Africa, Obelisk is developing other services for wind farms, including Wind Farm Communications, Operation and Maintenance and Wind Farm Health & Safety Services. Obelisk is a Level 2 BBBEE Contributor, and delivers its services with a 100% Local team and a high level of Local Content.