• Health, Safety & Environment

    Health, Safety & Environment

    Created on: Monday, 16 November 2015
    Goal:  The SAWEA HSE working group would address HSE best practise arising from all activities of the wind industry in SA, covering development, construction and operations. Priorities for 2016: Common Issues to approach Department of Labour Draft KPIs Draft Terms of Reference
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  • Manufacturers & Local Content

    Manufacturers & Local Content

    Created on: Tuesday, 21 July 2015
    Define standards from Manufacturers view point for the Wind Energy Industry in SA / Local Content.
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  • Policy & Markets

    Policy & Markets

    Created on: Tuesday, 10 March 2015
    The Policy and Markets Working Group exists to support the development and sustainability of the wind energy industry in South Africa. Their objectives are a favourable legislative framework in which a wind energy industry is supported and promoted, and further the removal of barriers to entry confronted by all players within the wind energy industry. The Policy and Markets Working Group came about...
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  • Assets

    Assets

    Created on: Wednesday, 19 November 2014
    Membership of the Asset Working Group is restricted to those members of SAWEA who are involved in the ownership and/or operation of wind farms that have achieved at least preferred bidder status. The working group strives to represent the majority of assets in order to speak convincingly on behalf of the industry. The Working Group was establishment in early 2015 and is in the process of expanding membership. Qualifying members of SAWEA are...
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  • SAWEA Board Members This is a closed group

    SAWEA Board Members

    Created on: Friday, 13 June 2014
    Private group for SAWEA board members
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  • Technical

    Technical

    Created on: Friday, 13 June 2014
    Goal: To facilitate the most efficient and cost-effective contribution of wind IPPs to the fulfilment of national energy objectives. The SAWEA Technical Working Group will be the interface between the wind power industry and stakeholders, including government. It will provide a single point of reference, a source of expert opinion, gathering and disseminating dialogue on matters of a technical nature.   History of activities: Since early...
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  • Skills Development

    Skills Development

    Created on: Friday, 13 June 2014
    Goal of WG: To facilitate the supply of relevant training, education and research programmes and expertise for the SA Wind Energy industry History of activities: The WG has participated in the development of the South African Wind Energy Centre (now renamed the South African Renewable Energy Training Centre (SARETC)) which included a visit by a delegation from Germany and China in 2010, the development of a curriculum for a...
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  • Environmental

    Environmental

    Created on: Friday, 13 June 2014
    Goal of WG: To pro-actively engage with national/provincial authorities and stakeholders on environmental aspects of wind energy development and generation that require collaborative attention. To coordinate response and pro-active lobbying activity on environmental regulatory issues through collaboration with SAWEA’s Regulatory Working Group. To engage with respective authorities and stakeholders to promote...
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  • Land Use

    Land Use

    Created on: Friday, 13 June 2014
    The SAWEA LandUse Planning Working Group focuses on engaging authorities on issues of land-use and spatial planning for wind energy, and to interface between national/provincial planning authorities and SAWEA, to collate/submit members' comments on draft planning guidelines, acts and legislations. The WG aims to play a role of engaging respective planning authorities with intent to eliminate unnecessary red tape in the permitting...
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  • Small Scale Wind

    Small Scale Wind

    Created on: Friday, 13 June 2014
    The Small Scale Windworking group was established to support the small scale activities (sub 20 MW) of SAWEA members and to promote the potential of small projects and a distributed generation model to contribute to meeting the sustainable energy needs of South Africa.
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  • Wind for Communities

    Wind for Communities

    Created on: Thursday, 12 June 2014
    Members of the wind industry have at different forums indicated a need for guidelines in developing SED plans and engaging communities, as per REIPPPP requirement.The need stems from the fact that wind farm project developers core business although we all agree on its importance. For this reason, we need to do it right. This objectives of this working group are to: Develop and disseminate advice on good practice for community engagement...
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