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Enoch Mthetho High School is showcasing its commitment to academic distinction in the Noupoort community, with an impressive 100% pass rate in the Computer Application Technology (CAT) programme. Funded by Noupoort Wind Farm since 2017, this initiative has played a key role in fostering STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics) education at the school, driving transformative changes ...

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In an effort to support the local maritime community, Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm has announced its recent support for two Eastern Cape fishing co-operatives, aimed at bolstering the local fishing community for long-term sustainability. The Sarah Baartman Co-Op, comprising members from Loerie and Jeffreys Bay, along with the Elinye Co-Op from Humansdorp, have each been granted a fully registered ...

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A quarter into 2024 and the South African private off-taker market is already delivering investment, jobs and commercial agreements. This is reflected in the wind power sector with a leading turbine manufacturer, announcing a 75% increase in its current generation capacity in operation as well as plans to locally manufacture concrete tower sections in the Eastern Cape Province, ushering in the ...

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A group of learners from the Emoji Movement recently visited the Klipheuwel Wind Farm in an educational outing to learn about renewable energy. This visit is part of the Emoji Movement's effort to offer local high school learners from Middleton practical insights into the renewable energy sector and its career opportunities.

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Two years on, the Namaqua Data Collectors & Processors SMME stands as a testament to sustainable development in Springbok, having grown from an initiative that benefitted five local women into a thriving, sustainable business. This success story, emerging from a development programme aimed at fostering socio-economic growth, showcases how targeted support and funding can catalyse long-term ...

Press Releases

Seriti Green has reached financial close on the first phase of its Ummbila Emoyeni wind farm in Mpumalanga, paving the way for the development of Africa's largest wind farm and taking Seriti Resources a step closer to being a fully diversified energy company.

CEO Voice

March has been another eventful month for SAWEA, our members, and the industry at large. The Association continues to make progress in our efforts to advance the wind energy sector and actively contribute toward the countries energy planning to include wind energy.  

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Two students from the Witzenberg area have recently celebrated completing their qualifications, a significant achievement supported by a local bursary programme dedicated to educational advancement. This initiative enables students from local high schools to pursue accredited bachelor's degrees at recognised universities, highlighting a commitment to empowering youth and fostering community ...

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Nordex Energy South Africa has unveiled plans to locally manufacture concrete tower sections in the Eastern Cape Province, ushering in the creation of up to 300 jobs within the region.

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The wind farms in Loeriesfontein have teamed up with local sports clubs, including netball and soccer, to enhance community cohesiveness. This collaboration includes sponsoring sports gear through a partnership with a local black-owned business, contributing to the economic growth of the area.