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Wind energy gathering momentum, Hopefield farm fully operational

SAWEA, assisted by our PR consultant Jo Reeves and events company Jade Sky, hosted a contingent of media representatives at the Hopefield Wind Farm on 15 May 2014.  Wind energy is pushing ahead in South Africa, with five wind farms in full operation, another 15 currently under construction and a ...
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Municipal reliance on electricity tariffs ‘impedes growth of small-scale generation’

MUNICIPALITIES’ reliance on electricity tariffs for much of their revenue is holding back the expansion of small-scale energy production, Western Cape climate change and biodiversity director Helen Davies said on Monday. The province, which aims to be South Africa’s lowest carbon-emitting province per capita, is scoping research into other ways ...
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There is light at the end of the renewable power tunnel

JUDGING by comments at the World Future Energy Summit in Abu Dhabi recently, and recent statements by the South African Wind Energy Association, investment in the renewable energy sector is declining in Africa in general and in South Africa in particular. Evidence, however, indicates that far from experiencing a "rolling ...
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