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Wind Energy Proving Cheaper Than Coal

Posted on July 26th, 2012 · Posted in renewable energy, wind power

Estimates from Bloomberg New Energy Finance show the most efficient wind projects in India run at a similar cost to new coal-fed plants. The best projects have a levelized cost.. read more

Company of the Week – South Africa – Gestamp steps on strongly into the country’s wind energy sector, 2012-05-11 | Windenergy News

Posted on May 15th, 2012 · Posted in wind power, wind power in south africa

 “In addition, Gestamp Renewables, through the subsidiaries Gestamp Wind and Gestamp Solar will also start this year with the construction of their projects awarded in the first round of the.. read more

Renewable Energy Database and the South African Wind Atlas

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Big potential for small wind market

Posted on March 19th, 2012 · Posted in small wind power, wind power, wind power in south africa

The small wind power market holds “enormous potential”, especially for nonelectrified areas in developing countries, yet only a handful of governments are offering specific support policies for small wind generating.. read more

Spanish Invitation for South African RE Collaboration

Posted on March 5th, 2012 · Posted in Renewable, renewable energy, solar energy, wind power

We are looking for South African Companies (with the BBEE Certificate) that are consulting or civil engineering firms. And we are offering those companies the specialization in solar (photovoltaic) and.. 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

New wind power energy storage

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

A British company has unveiled a solution to storing wind power enrgy, which can then be released during periods of calm. Highview Power Storage uses liquid air storage which takes.. read more

Financing for wind farms

Posted on January 6th, 2012 · Posted in Renewable, south africa, wind, Wind farm, wind power

Image via Wikipedia When it comes to financing a wind farm there is no one-size-fits-all solution. Tailoring the right funding structure for a wind development depends on where in the.. read more

Wind farm: from conception to reality – an overview

Posted on December 30th, 2011 · Posted in Renewable, renewable energy, wind, Wind farm, wind power

Image via Wikipedia In the first of a special Renewable Energy Focus series looking at the key stages and processes involved in taking a wind project from A to Z,.. read more

Greater Cape SA’s future renewable energy mecca

Posted on December 28th, 2011 · Posted in Independent Power Producer, ipp, renewable energy, south africa, wind power

South Africa will soon be leading the continent in green energy, with 28  independent wind farms and solar power projects now on the drawing  board and national electricity supplier Eskom.. read more

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