Our Climate Partner Project:
Wind Energy Promotes Community Benefits in South Africa.
Wind energy, De Aar, South Africa Near the town of De Aar in South Africa, 96 wind turbines have been producing an average of 439,600 MWh of electricity per year since 2017, which is fed into the South African grid. The project aims to harness the region's wind energy potential to sustainably balance the country's energy needs. The proportion of electricity now supplied by the wind farm would otherwise have been generated by fossil fuels. The wind power project will avoid approximately 433,920 tons of CO2 emissions per year. In addition to the environmental benefits, the project supports the local community by creating jobs and improving access to healthcare.