A market summary of onshore wind in South Africa has provided an easy to digest insight into the industry.
With no hub of statistics easily accessible the report covers activity in South Africa with valuable insights that analyse the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme (REIPPPP).
With charts, graphs and diagrams the market overview pulls together key statistics and compares the renewable energy mix of the country in addition to how they have been allocated over the last few years. It discusses project allocation numbers and how onshore wind has behaved throughout the process, the report quickly summaries the South African activity thus far in a three page summary consisting of graphs and charts for easily digestible information.
Victoria Auckland, Projects Director of Wind Energy Update, creators of the market overview said, “We are delighted to be able to provide a comprehensive insight into onshore wind in South Africa, the information included in the report will act as a summary for those wishing to keep track of activity in the country.”
Created in association with Wind Energy Summit South Africa, 9-10 April 2014 which is the most targeted and first commercially dedicated South African wind summit for the community to date. The free market summary is available at the following link: http://www.windenergyupdate.com/south-africa/content-infographics.php
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Eirik Byklum, Statoil, has commented that: "developers have learnt the hard way that poor conditions on the sea bed can have a very negative impact – they are much more aware of this and its cost implications"
Offshore wind O&M initiative entails a diverse range of activities, and the industry acknowledges a need to look at everything minutely. It is even suggested that a long term operations and maintenance strategy should start at the time of a project’s pro-forma stage.