South African Wind Energy Association

Renewables body CEO slams uncertainty in SA’s energy sector

Government has plunged the renewables sector into limbo because of policy indecision, says SAWEA’s Ntombifuthi Ntuli.


Wind industry commits to transformation, indigenisation

A commitment statement drafted by members of the wind energy industry has been adopted at an AGM of the South African Wind Energy Association.


Renewables sector expects imminent signing of R58bn deals

The industry anticipates the conclusion of the 26 outstanding power purchase agreements in the first quarter of 2018.

Nov 16, 2017

Africa's renewable energy set to soar by 2022

Millions of Africans get access to electricity for the first time as the continent turns to solar, wind and hydropower projects.

Sep 15, 2017

Eskom, energy regulator blasted over lack of transparency

The South African Wind Energy Association has appealed to the energy regulator to do the right thing.


Relief as govt confirms imminent signing of renewables deals

Energy minister Mmamoloko Kubayi says outstanding power purchase agreements will be signed by the end of next month.


Initiative to promote transformation in wind energy sector

A new initiative aims to develop youth who are interested in pursuing careers in the energy sector.

Jun 15, 2017

SA joins Global Wind Day celebrations

In only three years, SA has become the largest wind power producer on the African continent.

Oct 18, 2016

IPPs drag Eskom to Nersa over contract delays

The independent power producers request the regulator to impose a maximum penalty on the power utility should it be found guilty.

Sep 26, 2016

SA boasts of fastest growing green economy

SA had the world's fastest growing green economy in 2015, says ratings agency Moody's.

Jul 22, 2016

Renewables industry blasts Eskom

The power utility decides not to sign any power purchase agreements with private producers after the current round is finalised.

Jun 1, 2016

Eskom slammed for renewable energy jibe

Greenpeace and SAWEA challenge the power utility's assertion that green energy is not living up to its billing in SA.

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