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.
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 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.
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.
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.
• Qualified Consultation from Experienced Wind Energy Technicians
• Qualified Training and Certification
• Engineering Support for R&D Departments
• International Customer Service
• International Repair Facilities
• Loaner Tools, Pumps and Accessories
• Calibration Facilities up to 54,000Nm
Over 40 Years of Focus on…
Taking Industrial Bolting into Modern Times!
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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.
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.
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
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.
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.
The Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) is a self-financing national development finance institution whose primary objectives are to contribute to generation of balanced, sustainable economic growth in Africa and to the empowerment of South Africa population, thereby promoting entrepreneurship through the building of competitive industries and enterprises based on sound business principles. IDC is one of the leading financiers in the renewable energy sector and it participates in the development of projects, investment through equity, funding of BEE and BBBEE shareholding and is a provider of senior debt.
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.
ENERCON products are known for their innovative technology, outstanding reliability and excellent returns on investment, worldwide. With its tried and tested drive system, constant technological sophistication and high quality standards, the company has been setting benchmarks in the wind energy industry for over 30 years now.
The product portfolio comprises wind turbines with outputs from 800 to 7,500 kilowatts. Our newest models are the E-141 EP4/4.2 MW and E-103 EP2/2.35 MW with rotors diameter of 141 metres and 103 metres respectively. These models are specifically designed for lower wind sites in order to maximise return on investment. The new turbine design is an outstanding product. Not only does it feature highest quality standards but also maximum efficiency, lower sound emission and reduced project realisation time through optimised production, logistics and installation processes. With regard to quality and cost-effectiveness, ENERCON is providing its customers with a highly sophisticated machine designed to make the fullest use of onshore sites and sites further inland. All ENERCON models boast reliable technology, low maintenance requirements and a long service life, thereby guaranteeing a high level of profitability for customers.
TGOOD is a global leader in E-House and prefabricated substation solutions with the fastest assembly, delivery
and installation times in the industry.
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Modular designs can be skid or trailer mounted for rapid transport
Exceptional weatherproofing with strong condensation and corrosion resistance