11/05/2013 - 08:54

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Amakhala Emoyeni landowner Chris Brockwell, Peter Venn and Francis Jackson of Windlab
and Cennergi's Ian Potgieter with the signed documents

Two projects developed by Windlab have signed implementation agreements with South Africa's Department of Energy and power purchase agreements with the national utility as part of the nascent renewable energy procurement programme. 

10/05/2013 - 11:31


CAPE TOWN - Amid growing concerns that South Africa’s economy will be further hamstrung by another round of Eskom load-shedding, government and the private sector are quietly taking the next step in the country’s renewable energy journey.

09/05/2013 - 20:35

Wind energy technology firm, Windlab Systems, says ongoing uncertainty over Australia’s renewable energy policies is prompting it to turn to overseas markets for growth.

The privately held company, spun off from the CSIRO in 2003, will this week sign power purchase agreements for two of the largest wind farms in South Africa, one of the markets Windlab has targeted abroad.

25/02/2013 - 09:29

FROM a small office in Canberra, billions of dollars worth of wind turbines are being proposed for large slabs of land across the world.

The office is quiet. Several people tap away at their keyboards. A number of the staff are graduates from ACT universities. In a room off to the side are a set of computers 250 times faster than a standard laptop.

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