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RES Southern Africa

Tue 28 Apr 2015

"RES Southern Africa supports the South African Renewable Energy Council (SAREC) through its work with the South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA)"

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zWsTa4gz6lA&feature=youtu.be

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Thu 16 Apr 2015
  • Oyster Bay wind farm, a project majority-owned by Enel Green Power and developed by RES, has received preferred bidder status in the fourth round of South Africa’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Programme tender
  • The 142MW wind farm, lo…
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Fri 21 Jun 2013
RES Southern Africa RES SA celebrate Global Wind Day

RES Southern Africa Development Director, Duncan Ayling, celebrated Global Wind Day with the South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA), Searidge Primary School, and the Minister of Energy, Dipuo Peters, in Mitchell's Plain on the 15th of June 20…

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Mon 10 Jun 2013

RES Southern Africa celebrated World Environment Day 5th June 2013 with the South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA), the Endangered Wildlife Trust and Bird Life South Africa by organising a bird watching excursion on 10th June 2013. Participan…

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Sun 10 Jun 2012

The Oyster Bay wind farm project is located in the Eastern Cape Province. It has an estimated total capacity of up to 140MW.  For more information, please view our Oyster Bay project page .

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Tue 15 May 2012

Onshore wind farms contributed over £500mn to the UK economy and supported almost 9,000 jobs last year. ...A report funded by trade body Renewable UK and the DECC finds each megawatt (MW) of installed capacity adds close to £700,000 to GDP with over…

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Sat 31 Dec 2011

South Africa's Minister of Energy, Dipuo Peters together with Danish Minister for Climate, Energy and Building, Martin Lidegaard today (8 December 2011) launched the South African Wind Energy Awareness Campaign: Powered by Wind, the country's first …

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Tue 01 Nov 2011

A group representing the Parliamentary Committee on Climate Change from the Republic of South Africa visited Beaufort Court as part of their UK fact-finding tour. The tour aim is to learn about the role of MPs in climate change policy and legislatio…

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Fri 07 Oct 2011

The Walker Bay wind farm project is located approximately 30 km south-east of Hermanus in the Western Cape Province of South Africa. It has an estimated total capacity of up to 18MW and is expected to connect to the Stanford substation, located 10km…

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Wed 14 Sep 2011

The Oyster Bay project is located in the Eastern Cape Province and has an estimated total capacity of up to 160MW. The project is expected to connect to the Melkhout substation, located  20km from the site. The construction of the wind farm inc…

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Sat 23 Jul 2011

The Draft Scoping Report has been adapted and reproduced under the new EIA regulations for the planned Spitskop Wind Farm project which is located in the province of Eastern Cape, South Africa.  The release of the Draft Scoping Report provides …

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Tue 01 Feb 2011

A Draft Scoping Report has been produced for the planned Spitskop Wind Farm project which is located in the province of Eastern Cape, South Africa.  The release of the Draft Scoping Report provides stakeholders with an opportunity to verify tha…

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Sat 01 Jan 2011

The Oyster Bay project is located in the Eastern Cape Province and has an estimated total capacity of up to 160MW. The project is expected to connect to the Melkhout substation, located  20km from the site. The construction of the wind farm inc…

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Wed 24 Nov 2010

RES is delighted to announce that the prestigious Poul la Cour Prize has been presented to Dr Ian Mays, CEO of the RES Group, one of the world's leading renewable energy developers. The prize was presented on Tuesday 23rd November by the E…

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Wed 27 Oct 2010

RES announced today that it has now delivered over 5,000 megawatts (MW) of wind energy capacity worldwide following the recent completion of the 101.2MW Hatchet Ridge Wind Farm in California, USA. This latest project brings the total to 5,054MW of c…

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Tue 19 Oct 2010

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…

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Fri 15 Jan 2010

RES has today announced the acquisition of a portfolio of wind power projects in South Africa which marks the RES Group's first step into this market. These projects, which are at an early stage of development, have an estimated installed capacity o…

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