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About SAWEA

SAWEA is the not-for- profit, industry organisation representing the wind industry in South Africa. Our members include both national and international entities active in the entire wind energy supply chain.

Click here for more on Wind Energy in South Africa.

Click here for a brief history of SAWEA.

Our Aims Are:

  • to promote the sustainable use of commercial wind energy in South Africa;
  • to contribute knowledge and human resources to the streamlining of the policy and regulatory framework for wind in SA;
  • to facilitate synergy between the growth of the industry and the achievement of the broader socio-economic aims of Government (including training, job creation and localisation);
  • to disseminate information;
  • to act as a focal point for discussion between members, government, the media and the public.

Useful Information

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Large Scale High Resolution Wind Resource map

Attachments :

pdf WASA_wind_resource_information_sheet_final.pdf 
Applications Status.pdf

Applications Technology.pdf

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Copper Development Association Africa
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Just Energy
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Sembcorp Silulumanzi
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Obelisk Group
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Globeleq South Africa Management Services (Pty) Limited
Altgen Recruitment
RES Southern Africa
Networx Renewables (Pty) Ltd
Southern African Institute of Steel Construction
Vestas Southern Africa (Pty) Ltd.
Innowind
Sagit Energy Ventures
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Suzlon
Arup
South Africa Mainstream Renewable Power Developments (PTY) Ltd
LM Wind
Technoserve
Arcelor Mittal
GDF SUEZ
Goldwind
Eskom
Mott MacDonald
Umoya Energy (RF) (Pty) Ltd
Light Kinetics
BioTherm Energy (Pty) Limited
juwi
Alstom S&E Africa
3 Energy Renewables (Pty) Ltd
Windlab
K2 Wind Managent South Africa (Pty) Ltd
3E
African Clean Energy Developments
HYTORC INDUSTRIAL TOOLS SA (PTY) LTD