Category Archives: News

ALTGEN CELEBRATES GLOBAL WIND DAY: 2017

This year AltGen strapped on their boots and grabbed their hard hats as we set-out to celebrate ‘Global Wind Day’ across the African continent.  With most of our staff visiting various wind farms and experiencing the magic for themselves, our consulting team attended the graduation ceremony of 18 students who successfully completed the internationally recognized […]

ALTGEN’S COMMITMENT TO THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS (SDG’s) OF THE UNITED NATIONS (UN) AND THE UN GLOBAL COMPACT

AltGen’s commitment to the Sustainable Development Goals (SDG’s) of the United Nations (UN) and the UN Global Compact If you are familiar with AltGen, some of you may be familiar with some of our current projects [detailed below] and as such we thought it would be appropriate that since today is International Workers Day, the […]

Danilla Moller and Rita Laibuta of AltGen attend the Africa Renewable Energy Leaders’ Summit – Nairobi, Kenya

AltGen participated in the first Africa Renewable Energy Leaders’ Summit (ARELS) in Nairobi, Kenya which took place on the 4th and 5th of April 2017 – with over 200 experts & representatives present at the summit from government, private sector, international development agencies and NGO’s. Stakeholders from both the floor and the podium engaged in […]

AltGen Consulting Awarded GIZ HIV/AIDS Research Project

AltGen Consulting is excited to announce that we have won the bid for a research based project with the Deutsche Gesellschraft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ). As a part of the South African – German Energy Programme, AltGen Consulting will be carrying out a review of the HIV/AIDS related activities implemented as a part of the […]

SARETEC completes training for the second group of Wind Turbine Technicians

The South Africa Renewable Energy Training Centre (SARETEC), the first renewable energy training centre in Africa, wrapped up 2016 by completing the theoretical and practical training for the second group of wind turbine service technicians (WTST) at the Bellville campus, Cape Peninsula University of Technology (CPUT). To complete the seven-month programme, the students move to […]

News Flash – The GMG FACILITY KENYA Call For Proposals Will Be Launched on 2nd March, 2017

The official launch of the new £30 million Green Mini-Grid Facility Kenya by AFD/DFID will take place on 2nd March, 2017. The call for proposal is opened to private sector companies, as well as NGOs and local entities engaged in the development of Green Mini-grids (GMGs). Proposals received before 30th April 2017 will be considered […]