Posts tagged as community

Renewable energy: changing attitudes and changing lives

  About two-hours’ drive along the meandering N2 towards Caledon, passers-by are greeted by nine gigantic 3 MW wind turbines perched on the rolling green hills of the scenic Cape Overberg region, and are indicative of the changing attitudes towards renewable energy. Pierre Potgieter, assistant editor at EE Publishers, is on a week-long tour of […]

Noupoort Wind Farm breaks ground with community support

  On 9 July 2015, a ground-breaking ceremony on the site of the Noupoort Wind Farm was attended by representatives from the community of the surrounding Umsobomvu local municipality, including ward counsellors and the mayor. This Northern Cape project is one of the first to start construction as part of the third round of the […]