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.
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.
Increasing the diversity of South Africa’s energy production mix is important to mitigate climate change while enhancing supply security. The CSIR aims to help the country achieve an energy-secure and low-carbon national economy.
The organisation develops and implements renewable and alternative energy technologies with a specific focus on innovations in energy storage, system integration and renewable energy technologies, while also contributing to policy formulation and market design.
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.
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EDF Renewables [South Africa], formally “InnoWind”, is a locally based fully integrated independent power producer that develops, finances, builds, owns and operates commercial renewable energy generation facilities.
ENERTRAG South Africa is a subsidiary of ENERTRAG AG, the German-based renewable energy company founded in 1992 by owner, Jörg Müller. ENERTRAG has a history in developing and operating high yield renewable energy projects. With an installed capacity of 760MW and over 500 employees, ENERTRAG is currently responsible for operating and managing 1000+ turbines around the world. A leading project developer, ENERTRAG have projects in Germany, United Kingdom, France, Poland, Bulgaria, Belarus, and now South Africa.
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.
Globeleq is an experienced operating power company, actively developing energy solutions for the emerging markets of Africa and the Americas. Globeleq develops economically sustainable businesses that support the continued development of the electric power sector in these regions and actively participate in the communities in which it operates. As part of South Africa’s Renewable Power program, Globeleq is the majority shareholder of Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm in the Eastern Cape as well as De Aar Solar Power and Droogfontein Solar Power located on the Northern Cape. Globeleq is jointly managing the construction of these projects and will also play a key role as the management company of these three IPP’s during operations.
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.