22/05/2012 - 18:09


The South African Government yesterday named two projects developed by Windlab as preferred bidders in its energy procurement program. These projects represent 40% of the total 560MW of wind energy capacity awarded.

22/05/2012 - 10:24

Windlab is pleased to announce the appointment of Dipolelo Elford as a Director of Windlab South Africa.

Ms Elford was formerly the Chief Director of Environmental Affairs at the Western Cape Government's Department of Environmental Affairs and Development Planning(DEADP- South Africa) where she spearheaded the development of the Western Cape Climate Change Strategy and Action Plan and the Western Cape Sustainable Energy Strategy. During her time with DEADP, she played an instrumental role in capacitating and mobilising wind energy stakeholders in the country.

02/05/2012 - 09:16

The Rugby Wind Farm located between the towns of Boorowa and Rugby, Australia, has been scaled back to just over half its original size after a long period of intense community consultation. The Government released new regulations for wind energy recently and these have also had an impact. To learn more about the project and the new design visit

18/04/2012 - 15:29


More than a quarter of South Australia's electricity was generated by wind last year, up from 18 per cent in 2010.

The proportion was less than 1 per cent five years ago, according to new results published in Energy Quest's Energy Quarterly, which updates the oil and gas industry.

Adelaide-based energy economics group EnergyQuest chief executive Dr Graeme Bethune said he was surprised to find wind responsible for 26 per cent of South Australian electricity last year.