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SAWEA News

The South Africa Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) convened its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on 20 February 2024, heralding a pivotal moment for the future of wind energy in South Africa. 

Press Releases

A health awareness event focused on the vital importance of understanding pregnancy-related risks took place at the Loeriesfontein Hub late last year. This initiative, a collaboration between the South African National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence (SANCA), the South African Police Service (SAPS), and the Department of Health, aimed to equip individuals with essential information for ...

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In a heartfelt display of collective community support, learners from across 11 primary schools in Namaqualand recently received a much-needed boost for the new school year through a back-to-school initiative. Held earlier this month, this initiative ensured that more than 100 young learners in need are equipped with essential backpacks and stationery, paving the way for a successful year ahead.

CEO Voice

2024 has started with multiple developments in the sector that require our urgent attention and swift action in positioning wind technology at the forefront of South Africa’s energy mix. This provides an opportunity to further strengthen our relationships with the Government and continue our advocacy efforts to support the rapid rollout of wind energy.  

Member's News

Steps for Christ, a local non-profit organisation based in Namaqualand, Springbok, is achieving notable advancements in the comprehensive development of youth in the region.

Member's News

Reflecting on the achievements of the previous year, one standout success story in the Noupoort community is Noupoort Data Analysts, a 100% women-owned business that has demonstrated remarkable growth and sustainability since its establishment in 2021.

Member's News

As the 2024 school year begins, Jeandre Plaatjies from Humansdorp and Muhammed Davids from the Patensie community are embarking on their journey to realize their passion for a future career in agriculture. Supported by a dedicated local agricultural bursary programme, they are commencing Grade 8 at Marlow Agricultural High School in Cradock, located approximately 1.5 hours from their home towns.

Member's News

The Seriti Community Trust today handed over 10 vehicles to the South African Police Service (SAPS) in Emalahleni, Mpumalanga. The vehicles are fully branded and furbished with the necessary equipment including radios, cameras, sirens, health and safety equipment as well as service plans and warranties at a cost of R6.5 million.

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The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) commends the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) for its decision to initiate Bid Window 7 (BW7) under the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPPP).

Member's News

In a strategic collaboration aimed at empowering local youth and fostering community development, the Cape Agulhas Municipality and Excelsior wind energy facility have partnered to implement a crucial computer literacy programme.