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Wind power is taking top focus

Posted on December 21st, 2011 · Posted in wind power, wind power in south africa

Siemens’ investment in renewable energy in Africa, particularly South Africa, demonstrates its commitment to the future, skills development and exporting South African competence.

The world’s first renewable energy island

Posted on December 14th, 2011 · Posted in Pumped-storage hydroelectricity, renewable energy, wind power

Overview of the El Hierro renewableenergy project showing the lower reservoirand hydroelectric plant near the sea, and theupper reservoir and wind farm higher up the hillside. A Spanish island in.. read more

South African wind content target to be clarified

Posted on December 14th, 2011 · Posted in Rob King, south africa, wind power, wind turbine

DCD-Dorbyl subsidiary Isivunguvungu Wind Energy Converter (I-WEC), a manufacturer of multi-megawatt class wind turbines, has called for clarification on the South African Department of Energy’s threshold for local content for.. read more

Sumitomo Corporation Selected as a Preferred Bidder for Wind Farm Project in South Africa.

(When completed) Sumitomo Corporation (President and CEO: Susumu Kato; Head Office: Chuo-ku, Tokyo) and its local partners have been selected as a preferred bidder for a 100MW wind farm project,.. read more

Largest wind farm in South Africa’s first renewables round

Image via Wikipedia The 135-MW Cookhouse wind power project, in the Eastern Cape, has emerged as the largest, in nameplate capacity terms, among the first 28 preferred projects listed by.. read more

Saldanha steel mill supports wind-energy project

Posted on December 7th, 2011 · Posted in south africa, wind power, wind turbine

Steel producer ArcelorMittal South Africa (Mittal) has confirmed that it is supporting an initiative to erect up to six wind turbines to supply renewable energy to its Saldanha Steel plant,.. read more

First wind turbine rotor blade manufacture in South Africa

Posted on November 25th, 2011 · Posted in wind power, wind power in south africa, wind turbine, wind turbine blade

South African wind turbine manufacturer Isivunguvungu Wind Energy Converter (I-WEC) on Thursday launched its new blade mould facility in the Cape Town harbour, where it will begin manufacturing its first.. read more

Gamesa wind turbines for Kingdom of Lesotho, South Africa

Posted on November 20th, 2011 · Posted in lesotho, south africa, wind power

Gamesa is to be awarded the contract for supplying turbines for a 25-35 MW farm to be built near the major diamond mine at Letseng-La-Terai, Lesotho. Lesotho, a land-locked Kingdom.. read more

1.5GW of wind bids received in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA: The first bidding round of the South African tender for up to 3.73GW of renewable energy has attracted 53 bids totalling around 2,100MW, according to the Department of.. read more

Eskom loan proves investor confidence

Pretoria – The World Bank’s $250 million (about R1.9 billion) loan to Eskom indicates good investor confidence in South Africa, Public Enterprises Minister Malusi Gigaba said on Monday. “This loan.. read more

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