Energydrive 2018

The Durban University of Technology (DUT) and Energy and Water SETA launched the EnergyDRIVE project in 2016, this amazing and information filled project makes learning about renewable energy fun and easy for learners to understand, the EnergyDRIVE truck features interactive demonstration models such as a solar roof structure, wind turbine mounting system, biogas digester, photovoltaic panel display unit as well as a solar hot water display unit.

Based on last year’s fantastic support, and positive outcomes; DUT, SAWEA with support from the CSIR will embark on another educational road-trip with the EnergyDRIVE!

The DUT-SAWEA Team will depart from the Eastern Cape on the 30th of July and return on the 17th of August 2018, making its way through the Western Cape and Northern Cape, stopping at selected schools in proximity to a participating wind farms along their journey.

2018 ROUTE

Total distance: approx. 3.300 km
Total duration: 15 days (30 July – 17 Aug)

The South African Renewable Energy Centre (SARETEC) will be hosting 200 learners from 20 Schools in the Cape Metropol! Click on the icon below for further details.

Participating Schools

  • Hlumani Senior Secondary School
  • Draaibosch Farm School
  • Ntsika Junior Secondary School
  • Nathaniel Nyaluza Secondary School
  • Soqaqamba Secondary School (Cookhouse)
  • Templeton High School
  • Sipho Camagu High School
  • Johnson Nqonqoza Senior Secondary School
  • Hankey Senior Secondary School
  • Lungiso Public School
  • Qhayiyalethu Intermediate School
  • Hoerskool Paul Sauer
  • Aloe Junior High School
  • Delft Technical High School
  • Mondale High School
  • Masibambane Secondary School
  • Desmond Mpilo Tutu Secondary School
  • Darling College
  • Hoerskool Sawrtland
  • Hopefield High School
  • Citrusdal Secondary School
  • Louwville High School
  • Vredenburg High School
  • Loeriesfontein Hoerskool
  • Noupoort Gekombineerde Skool
  • Enoch Mthetho Secondary School

Participating Wind Farms

  • Chaba Wind Farm
  • Waainek Wind Farm
  • Amakhala Emoyeni Wind Farm
  • Nojoli Wind Farm
  • Gibson Bay Wind Farm
  • Tsitsikama Community Wind Farm
  • Darling Wind Farm
  • Umoya Energy Hopefield Wind Farm
  • West Coast One Wind Farm
  • Khobab Wind Farm
  • Noupoort Wind Farm