Vuyolwethu Matiwane

Lead Wind Engineer

Vuyolwethu Matiwane, known as Vuyo, is Red Rocket’s Lead Wind Engineer in the Engineering & Commissioning team. She brings over 10 years of trusted experience in the development, construction, and commissioning of renewable energy projects in South Africa.

In her role, she manages the engineering aspects of Red Rocket’s wind projects during the development, transactions, execution and operation phases.

Vuyo excels in overseeing the entire grid integration process, from project initiation and identification during the development phase to commercial operation, as well as the operations and maintenance phase. She has a passion for renewable energy, having recently acquired her Master’s in Wind Energy from Denmark Technical University, and sees her career expanding within this field.

Along with her academic achievements, she is the current Renewable Power Plant representative in the South African Grid Code Advisory Committee, where she contributes to reviewing proposals for amendments, derogations, or exemptions from the South African Grid Code. Additionally, she actively participates in the Grid Access, Grid Code, and Assets Working Groups, making valuable contributions to the continuous development and advancement of the industry as a whole.