oa CSIR Science Scope - The Wind Atlas for South Africa : a tool to aid wind farm developers and decision-makers : energy

Volume 8, Issue 2
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With the increasing development of wind farms in South Africa as a renewable energy source, it has become ever more important to identify and map the country's wind resources. Due to the lack of this information, the Department of Energy, the CSIR and other partners embarked on the Wind Atlas for South Africa project, intended to be an aid to wind farm developers as well as for decision-makers in government and entities such as Eskom regarding grid planning as well as for industrial development.

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