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Since its inception five years ago, a bottom-up community approach based on the philosophy of the Asset Based Community Development (ABCD) programme, has supported numerous local entrepreneurs, including Romenda Wessels from Loeriesfontein, the owner of RJ Cleaning Maids. This programme has provided this company and others with assistance to expand, enhance sustainability and provide employment ...

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A biodiversity programme, aiming to protect and conserve the area surrounding the Ceres Mountain Fynbos Nature Reserve has been established. This initiative, funded by Perderkraal East Wind Farm in partnership with the Witzenberg Municipality, not only focuses on environmental conservation but also aims to uplift the local youth by creating employment opportunities and fostering skills development ...

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Supporting South Africa’s changing energy landscape, Nordex Energy South Africa is excited to announce the launch of its sector-specific internship programme. This initiative aims to build a skilled pipeline of technicians crucial for achieving the country's energy goals and transitioning to clean power sources. Targeting young engineers with at least an N4 qualification in Electrical, Mechanical ...

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Over 30 communal farmers in Noupoort are being upskilled and supported as part of a three-year enterprise development programme, initiated earlier this year. Funded by Noupoort Wind Farm in partnership with the Department of Agriculture and the Pixley Ka Seme District Municipality, this Livestock for Livelihoods Programme is designed to enhance the lives of local farmers by providing tailored ...

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To promote quality education by supporting local schools within Namaqualand with infrastructure upgrades and maintenance, a local wind farm partnered with Dr Izak Van Niekerk Primary School to build a multipurpose school hall. This hall will serve as a space for various school and community activities, including school assemblies, fundraising events, and community gatherings, thereby providing an ...

Press Releases

NOA Group is pleased to announce the successful acquisition of the Khauta Solar PV Facility, comprising 350MW from PNE. Located near Welkom in the Free State, this significant addition brings NOA’s total grid-secured assets to around 500MW, marking an advancement in its portfolio and a step closer to achieving a 5GW target.

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The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA), Eskom, the Danish Embassy, and the Durban University of Technology (DUT) have joined hands to promote renewable power technologies and provide career guidance in schools in Mpumalanga’s rural communities this month.

Member's News

On Friday, 26 April, the community of Greyton celebrated the completion of an essential refurbishment at the Vrolike Vinkies Daycare Centre. This upgrade has significantly improved the learning environment for 32 children, ensuring both fun and safety, and has brought the facility into compliance with the Department of Basic Education’s standards. This achievement allows the centre to qualify for ...

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South Africa’s energy outlook continues to improve, with Eskom's State of the System and Winter Outlook indicating that collaborative efforts are contributing to improved energy availability factors. While more is needed to end the energy crisis, wind energy remains a crucial part of the energy mix to combat loadshedding.

CEO Voice

As we conclude the month of April and celebrate 30 years of democracy in South Africa, I've been reflecting on the concept of energy democracy. South Africa's ongoing energy transition has set us apart from other countries in the Global South. With intentional focus on maintaining our current fleet and accelerating new generation capacity, we could find ourselves on a path of success, ensuring an ...