Research & Studies

Increasing Wind Turbine Tower Heights: Opportunities and Challenges

As wind technology grows in scale and productivity, researchers continue to look for ways to boost the energy captured while driving down costs. In a new study, Increasing Wind Turbine Tower Heights: Opportunities and Challenges PDF, National Renewable Energy Laboratory (NREL) researchers examine opportunities for increasing the height of wind turbine ...
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Renewable Energy investment trends reports 2018

BP Energy Outlook 2018 [View PDF] Emerging Markets Outlook 2018 [View PDF] Global Trends in Renewable Energy Investment 2018 [View PDF] ...
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BW1 Performance Research White Paper, November 2018

LR Whitepaper - The performance of wind farms in South Africa [View PDF] ...
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Employment Study

Employment implications SA power sector transition [View PDF] Employment in SA power sector Appendices [View PDF] ...
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WIND AND SOLAR PV RESOURCE AGGREGATION STUDY FOR SOUTH AFRICA

Project Status:  Completed The potential to produce electricity from wind turbines in South Africa is significantly greater and more widely spread than initially thought. This was the finding from a study undertaken to quantify the combined effect of wind and solar energy resources in the country. The overarching objective of ...
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TRANSITION TO A LOW-CARBON ECONOMY: CONTRIBUTING TOWARDS A SUSTAINABLE ENERGY FUTURE FOR SOUTH AFRICA

Project Status: Completed The challenge: Incorporating renewables in energy systems The shift to renewable energy is a gradual process and to minimise the risk of costs and grid instability, the incorporation of sources such as solar photovoltaic (PV), wind and biogas needs to be carefully planned. An integrated system will ...
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True Facts and Common Misconceptions About Wind Power

Understanding the wind base load portfolio - Dr Garth Cambray The Evidence ...
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GWEC Global Wind Report

GWEC Global Wind Report 2016 [pdf] GWEC Global Wind Report 2015 [pdf] ...
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