The South African Wind Energy Association is a Non-Profit Organisation that has been operating in South Africa for more than 15 years (Registered in 2004). We represent the interests of the wind energy sector, with a focussed on:
Advocacy for the implementation of ambitious, consistent SA energy policy that harnesses the country's immense wind resource and results in the streamlined growth of a wind power asset base;
Facilitation and promotion of excellent practice in the associated localisation, socio-economic and economic development and transformational areas of wind power;
Endorsement and recognition of excellent operational practice in the generation of wind power;
Provision of pertinent information to current and prospective investors seeking to enter the SA wind power market;
Provision of up-to-date, dependable public information on the socio-economic contributions of the wind industry – particularly in relation to rural development, women and youth;
Through Wind power, the promotion of renewable power as a direct contribution to the achievement of national development plans and climate change objectives;
Promotion of wind and renewable power investment in Africa through partnership and dialogue both within South Africa and the region.
100 Member companies across the Wind Energy Value Chain, including IPPs, Developers, Wind Farm Companies, Consultants, Investors, Logistics, Research & Academia.