About us

EDF Renewables [South Africa], formerly “InnoWind”, is a locally based fully integrated independent power producer that develops, finances, builds, owns and operates commercial renewable energy generation facilities.

EDF Renewables’ expertise in renewable energy technologies (wind, solar PV, battery storage etc.) stems from its parent company, EDF Energies Nouvelles, the renewable energy arm of global utility EDF.

With offices located in Cape Town and Port Elizabeth, EDF Renewables provides oversight services for renewable energy projects by managing the projects and their commercial agreements over their entire  life cycle.


Project Development

  • Identification and development of clean energy project sites across Southern Africa
  • Pre-feasibility studies 
  • Land lease negotiations
  • Securement of relevant permits and licenses
  • Project design and layout

Construction Management

  • Engineering (Electrical, Acoustic etc.)
  • Works Management (Programme Management)
  • Procurement
  • Logistics

Asset Management

  • Management of all key agreements and contracts
  • Operational oversight
  • HSE
  • Financial management
  • Business reporting
  • Plant performance and monitoring


Community Development

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Each Wind Farm operated by EDF Renewables contributes a percentage of its revenues towards Enterprise Development (EnD) and/or Socio Economic Development (SED) initiatives within a 50 km radius from the Wind Farm. This is done under the Grassroots Youth Development (GYD) programme, a philanthropy programme that  aims to deliver lasting social and economic progress  to local communities of EDF Renewables clean energy projects.

Latest News

For the latest news in Renewable Energy, please visit the following links:

Umoyilanga generation license application for members of the public to review

South African Wind Energy Association (SAWEA)

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