SAWEA Membership

Thank you for your interest in the South African Wind Energy Association.

SAWEA is the leading trade and professional body representing the wind industry in South Africa. As the voice of South Africa's wind industry, SAWEA's primary purpose is to promote the sustainable use of wind energy in South Africa acting as a central point of contact for information for its members, and as a group promoting wind energy to government, industry, the media and the public. Our members comprise both national and international developers, manufacturers, and stakeholders working in the industry, and aggregates a substantial amount of knowledge and expertise in a wide range of areas. Some information on our website is only available to paid members. The SAWEA Board has indicated that membership will be on an annual basis from the date of anniversary of registration.

Benefits of Joining

Get To Know Industry Players

Through the organisation of high-level and also social events, we offer members the opportunity to network with SAWEA members, including prominent industry players throughout the supply chain. We also are in regular contact with key policy makers and government role players. Membership of SAWEA allows access to these people either directly or through the Working Groups.

Access To Key Information

By becoming a member of SAWEA you will be kept up to date on the latest developments in each of the Working Group subjects (Policy, legislation, markets, technical, PR, Events, Skills development, Environmental Assessment, Land use, Procurement and Logistics.

Qualify For Discounts

SAWEA members benefit from discounts on all SAWEA events. As a member, you will for instance enjoy a 10% discount at the annual SAWEA event (Windaba exhibition and conference). Discounts are also applicable to the delegate fees for conferences, workshops and seminars, plus you qualify for a 10% discount on sponsorship opportunities.

Have A Voice

Becoming a member of SAWEA will position your organisation at the very heart of the South African wind power industry and policy debate. Our forum and the website page for each Working Group allows suggestions and comments to each Working Group. New volunteers with requisite expertise are extremely welcome on the Working Groups and can in this manner ensure that their expertise optimises the policy framework in South Africa.