Event Details

The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA), in partnership with ENGIE, invites you to an exclusive tour of the Aurora Wind Power Farm in Vredenburg on 12 June 2024. This special event is in celebration of Global Wind Day, observed annually on 15 June.

Join us for an immersive experience at the 94 MW West Coast One wind farm, managed by Aurora Wind Power. This is a unique opportunity to witness firsthand the inner workings of the wind farm and gain insights into the complexities and innovating practices driving South Africa's wind energy sector, including community development initiatives.

Interviews with representatives from SAWEA and ENGIE will be available upon request.

Event Logistics:

NB: Transport from Cape Town to Vredenburg, and back to Cape Town after the event, will be provided.

Date: Wednesday, 12 June 2024

Departure Time: 07h30

Departure Venue: Cape Town, Century City Hotel, Bridgewater Parking Bay

RSVP Details:

Due to limited capacity, please RSVP no later than Wednesday, 5 June 2024, using this link:

As part of the RSVP process, please provide your dietary requirements and PPE Sizes (Shoe size & vest size).

For more information or questions, please contact louise@eclipsecomms.com.


07:30 - 07:45
Cape Town, Century City Hotel, Bridgewater Parking Bay
07:45 - 10:00
Depart for WC1
10:00 - 10:10
Arrival at WC1
10:10 - 10:20
Safety Briefing
10:20 - 10:45
Briefing from SAWEA & ENGIE
10:45 - 11:00
11:00 - 11:45
Start tour
11:45 - 12:00
Return to office building
12:00 - 12:30
12:30 - 14:30
Leave windfarm return to Cape Town
14:30 - 14:35
Arrive at Cape Town, Century City Hotel, Bridgewater Parking Bay