Wind energy industry optimistic despite frustrations

The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) is confident that the tide will turn and that Eskom will soon, and finally, sign the outstanding power purchase agreements (PPAs) that have delayed the renewable energy industry for the past two years. SAWEA chairperson Mark Pickering outlined the frustrations experienced by the industry at the seventh yearly International Wind Industry conference, Windaba 2017, held in Cape Town this week.