The South African Wind Energy Project – Leading SA Wind Energy Development

The South African Wind Energy Project (SAWEP) is a multi-year technical assistance project, funded by the Global Environment Facility (GEF) and supported by the United Nations Development Programme Country Office (UNDP).  The South African Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) is the SAWEP executing entity.   

Virtual event places the spotlight on positive growth of Wind Industry Skills Development

When growth gives way to subsequent supply, it’s a good news story for most industries. The South African wind energy is no different and it is particularly the sector’s skills development and ensuing demand by wind turbine manufacturers and wind farms that have seen a massive upswing.

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Department of Energy (DMRE) to launch high-resolution wind resource map at Wind Atlas for SA (WASA) seminar IN East London

The WASA 2 Seminar is hosted by the DMRE in partnership with the SANEDI (South African National Energy Development Institute), Royal Danish Embassy, and the United Nations Development Programme, in East London, Eastern Cape Province. WASA 2 is a component of the second phase of the South African Wind Energy Programme (SAWEP 2) funded by the Global Environment Facility through UNDP SA country office.

Department of Energy launches high-resolution wind resource map

Marking an important development for South Africa’s renewable energy efforts the  Acting Director-General of the Department of Energy (DMRE) launched the Wind Atlas for South Africa (WASA) High-Resolution Wind Resource Map, which for the first time covers all nine provinces of South Africa, at the WASA 2 Final Seminar hosted at the East London International Convention Centre (ELICC) in the Eastern Cape.

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