wind energy

  1. Jan

    Biggest wind farms in South Africa

    South Africa's biggest wind farms South Africa's biggest wind farm consists of the Khobab and Loeriesfontein 2 sister facilities in the Northern Cape, which provide a total generating capacity of 280MW. These two plants began commercial operation in December 2017 and can generate about 535GWh...
  2. Hanno Labuschagne

    Offshore wind turbines along South African coast could generate far more electricity than South Africa needs

    Offshore wind turbines along South African coast could generate far more electricity than South Africa needs A study by researchers at Stellenbosch University has found that offshore wind farms along South Africa’s coast could produce up to eight times the current electricity demand in the...
  3. J

    South Africa to increase reliance on wind energy

    South Africa to increase reliance on wind energy Wind Power is set to become a major source of energy in South Africa, with big plans underway for the construction and activation of wind farms across the country. Cabinet's approved 2019 Integrated Resource Plan (IRP) outlines increased...
  4. Kevin Lancaster

    Siemens scores $862 million wind turbine contract

    Siemens wins $862 million wind turbine contract German engineering giant Siemens said Thursday it had won a contract worth 650 million euros ($862 million) to supply wind turbines to Norwegian power groups Statoil and Statkraft
  5. Kevin Lancaster

    $1 million prize for clean energy breakthrough: Google

    Google offering $1 million for solar, wind energy breakthrough Google is offering a million-dollar prize for a breakthrough that would make solar or wind generated electricity more enticing for everyday uses
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