The South African Renewable Energy Training Centre (Saretec) based at CPUT is uniquely placed to fulfil the need for quality training in the growing renewable energy sector. This sentiment was underscored by speaker after speaker at the launch of Saretec this week. Renewable energy industry specialists, government officials and CPUT academics gathered at the Bellville campus to celebrate the official launch although the centre has been operational since 2016. Read more “National Renewable Energy efforts boosted by launch of dedicated training centre at CPU” →
The City of Cape Town recently updated its Rooftop PV guidelines for safe and legal installations (in Cape Town). What is worth noting, is the inclusion of SAPVIA’s PV GreenCard programme in these guidelines!
The Wind Energy Industry is expanding rapidly in South Africa and in this fast growing industry numerous well trained staff, especially service technicians, is needed. Wind Turbine Service Technicians (WTST) are specialized in servicing and maintaining modern multi-megawatt wind turbine systems and are one of the key job-drivers for developing the renewable energy industry. The South African Renewable Energy Technology Centre (SARETEC) is the sole training provider in South Africa for this very specialised course and is now calling for applications for the next training course starting 5 February 2018. Read more “4th call for applications for wind turbine service technician program” →