PRETORIA, South Africa, Jan. 26 (UPI) -- South Africa and Denmark signed an agreement to work together on wind power.
South African Minerals and Energy Minister Buyelwa Sonjica and Danish Foreign Minister Per Stig Moller signed a declaration of intent to get South Africa using wind energy as a renewable energy source in the country.
"Wind is the fastest-growing energy source, with an average annual growth of 29 percent over the last 10 years. The wind industry provides more jobs per capita than conventional power generation," Sonjica said. "Over 70 countries now have wind power, and many developing countries have joined the trend recently."
Sonjica estimates the country's wind power potential to be about 64,000 gigawatt hours, Africa's BuaNews reports.
Moller said Denmark will give South Africa technical expertise.