Construction starts at R2.9bn Oyster Bay Wind Farm
Italian company Enel begins construction of its Oyster Bay Wind Farm in the Eastern Cape province.
Renewables industry challenges Gordhan on contract re-negotiation
The sector is at odds with the minister's move to re-negotiate renewable energy contracts in order to alleviate pressure on Eskom.
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.
Wind body questions SA's energy investment choices
The organisation queries the basis for investment choices made in SA's Integrated Resource Plan update of 2018.
Enel signs R18bn deals to finance SA's wind energy
The Italian multinational energy company has signed financing agreements for five new wind projects worth €1.2 billion.
Renewables tech to compete with fossils on price by 2020
A new cost analysis shows green energy prices will drop significantly in the next two years.
SA surpasses renewable energy generation tipping points
Besides facing challenges, the wind energy industry gives a sombre yet defiant account of the renewables situation in SA.
Eskom quells wind farm social media 'misconceptions'
The broken and falling turbine at Klipheuwel Wind Farm is an acceptable method to dispose of a wind turbine structure, says the utility.
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.