Financial Mail 20 October 2011.

There is huge employment potential in the fledgling wind energy industry but this requires technical training, which is not being provided.

An estimated 8500 jobs in operations & maintenance, 2000 in education and research & development, 4000 in turbine installations and 12000 jobs in local manufacturing will be needed by 2030, says the SA Wind Energy Centre (Sawec) at Stellenbosch University. ..