Environmental Benefits

Wind is a clean, renewable energy source. There are many environmental benefits of wind energy, including:

  • Water saving – wind energy does not consume water during the energy generation process, it also helps preserve scarce water resources.
  • Reduced carbon emissions – one megawatt of wind energy equates to 2600 fewer tons of carbon emissions when compared to coal-fired energy generation.
  • Wind energy generation emits zero air or water pollution.

landscape 4Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm

  • Annual CO2 emissions avoided | 420 000 tonnes
  • Project lifetime CO2 emissions avoided | 8 400 000 tonnes
  • Water savings | 590 000 000 Litres per year

Monday 17/02/2014

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Tuesday 18/02/2014

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Wednesday 19/02/2014

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Thursday 20/02/2014

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Friday 21/02/2014

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Majority shareholder, Globeleq is jointly managing the construction of Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm and will play a key role as the management company during operations.