for tomorrow

Unit for Continuing Education

Course overview

  • Brief history of wind energy, current state of the industry and industry drivers.
  • Predominant wind turbine technologies, theory of operation, electro-mechanical and aerodynamic principles.
  • Fundamentals of electric power quality and grid integration.
  • Wind energy facility development process and methodologies, including wind resource assessment.
  • Feasibility factors such as energy capture calculation, environmental impact assessment, grid studies and essential economics.

Course date:

  • 22 - 26 May

Course fee:

  • R5500
Contact information
Ms Joshna Daya
Administrative Assistant
joshna.daya@nmmu.ac.za