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Kenyatta kin in Sh11bn Ngong wind energy plan

Posted on October 22nd, 2012 · Posted in Kenya, Wind Energy, Wind farm

A company associated with the family of founding President Jomo Kenyatta is set to invest Sh11 billion ($130 million) in a wind power project that could be one of Kenya’s.. read more

African Union Commissioner visit wind energy manufacturer in South Africa

Posted on May 13th, 2012 · Posted in Wind Energy, wind turbine

CAPE TOWN WIND ENERGY COMPANY I-WEC RECEIVES VISIT FROM AFRICAN UNION COMMISSIONER OF INFRASTRUCTURE AND ENERGY (13 May 2012) Pioneering Cape Town wind power company Isivunguvungu Wind Energy Converter (Pty).. read more

Wind Energy Workshops in South Africa

Posted on March 29th, 2012 · Posted in renewable energy, training, wind, Wind Energy, wind power in south africa, wind turbine

    A wind resource assessment and design of horizontal axis wind turbine rotor.  5 – 8 June, 2012 in Johannesburg Zenith Energy, in conjunction with Dr Alexandre Costa, researcher from.. read more

First South African prototype 50 m wind turbine rotor blade.

Posted on March 10th, 2012 · Posted in Wind Energy, wind power in south africa, wind turbine, wind turbine blade

 Local wind turbine manufacturer Isivunguvungu Wind Energy Converter (I-WEC) has completed its first prototype 50 m wind turbine rotor blade. The prototype was initially expected to take one month to.. read more

First Wind Turbine Blade to be made in South Africa

Posted on February 11th, 2012 · Posted in Wind Energy, wind power, wind turbine, wind turbine blade

On November 24, 2011 Isivunguvungu Wind Energy Converter (Pty) Ltd. unveiled it’s 52 meter rotor blade mould at the Inauguration Ceremony of Workshop 24. Workshop 24 is I-WEC’s rotor blade.. read more

Wind Power Project In KZN South Africa

Posted on November 12th, 2011 · Posted in Wind Energy, Wind farm, wind turbine

Image via WikipediaAstrum Energy (Pty) Ltd, a company engaged in providing turnkey solutions for sustainable energy projects, plans to build a ZAR1,200m ($151.46m) onshore wind power project on farmland north-east.. read more

Wind turbine part maker mulls SAfrican plant

Posted on September 29th, 2011 · Posted in Wind Energy, wind turbine, wind turbines

CAPE TOWN, Sept 28 (Reuters) – Denmark-based LM Wind Power, the world’s largest manufacturer of turbine blades, is considering establishing a plant in South Africa to supply the African market.. read more

E Cape wind project passes key enviro, community milestones

Posted on July 23rd, 2011 · Posted in Humansdorp, renewable energy, south africa, Wind Energy

Renewable energy developer Red Cap has received environmental approvals for three contiguous wind farm sites in the Eastern Cape and has also concluded an agreement with the Industrial Development Corporation.. read more

Wind developers slam Nersa move to slash Refit rates

Posted on March 24th, 2011 · Posted in irp2010, REFiT, Wind Energy, wind power

Renewable energy industry participants have expressed grave reservations over the nature, as well as the timing, of proposed cuts to South Africa’s yet-to-be-deployed renewable energy feed-in tariffs (Refit). The National.. read more

Big boost for Eskom wind, solar plants

Posted on March 17th, 2011 · Posted in solar, solar power, Wind Energy

 Johannesburg – The African Development Bank may lend South African power utility Eskom $270m (R1.9bn) to fund its wind and solar power projects, the bank’s climate change and energy director.. read more

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