WindAc Africa conference


3-5 October 2023


Cape Town International Convention Centre

The South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA) will be hosting its 6th Annual WindAc Africa Conference in October 2023, alongside the Windaba Conference and Exhibition, at the Cape Town CTICC. Organized by SAWEA, the aim of the conference is to foster collaborations with strategic stakeholders in the renewable energy sector, thereby guaranteeing the academic quality and excellence of the research presented. The Conference will span over three days and will include a diverse program comprising of a workshop, a windfarm visit, and a prestigious banquet dinner. For researchers and experts eager to contribute their insights, the call for abstracts is open, inviting submissions that align with the conference’s focus areas.

Proposed Conference Focus Areas

  • Unlocking grid capacity for intergration of wind energy into the grid
  • Hybrid projects in the new energy paradigm
  • Wind energy policy and its impact on a clean energy transition
  • Wind energy and green hydrogen
  • Wind energy’s role in the new African market
  • The wind resources in Africa
  • The future of public & private procurement and wind energy
  • The economics of wind energy
  • The operation and maintenance of wind plants
  • Wind turbine technology for C&I and utility markets
  • Social and environmental impact of wind energy

The deadline for abstracts is 18 August 2023.

The deadline for paper submission is 1 September 2023

Read more here and register here.