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Ayitepa Wind Farm Completes Refurbishment of Three Local Schools

  The Ayitpea Wind Farm project in Ghana has completed the refurbishment of three local schools as part of its Community Investment Plan. The schools, which were selected by the local government based on their individual needs, are located close to the project site and collectively educate more than 300 pupils. Photograph shows from left […]

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LOERIESFONTEIN WIND FARMS LAUNCH REMEDIAL TEACHER SUPPORT PROGRAMME

Loeriesfontein Wind Farm and Khobab Wind Farm have launched a teacher support programme aimed at relieving the burden on overcrowded classrooms in Grades 1 and Grade 3. The Wind Farms have committed to funding the salaries of two foundation phase teachers at Loeriesfontein Primary School for a 3 year period. The need for additional teachers […]

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LOERIESFONTEIN WIND FARM CELEBRATES ALL TURBINES IN PLACE

LOERIESFONTEIN WIND FARM CELEBRATES ALL TURBINES IN PLACE Loeriesfontein Wind Farm has announced the completion of all 61 wind turbine installations as well as having achieved over 1,25 million hours without a single lost-time-incident, on the 1 March 2017. “This is a hugely significant health and safety construction milestone for one of the country’s largest […]

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LOERIESFONTEIN WIND FARM LIFTS FIRST WIND TURBINE

Lekela announces that the Loeriesfontein Wind Farm has completed the lifting of the first of its 61 wind turbines. This is a pivotal point in the construction of the wind farm, with the next major construction milestone being the arrival of the main transformer and the energisation of the substation. This ZAR3.5 billion Wind Farm […]

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NOUPOORT WIND FARM – FIRST ROUND 3 REIPPP WIND FARM TO REACH COD

Noupoort Wind Farm has achieved its Commercial Operations Date (COD) on schedule and on budget, making it the first wind farm to successfully achieve operation as part of the third round of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP). All 35 turbines of this ZAR1.9billion, 80MW wind farm, have been commissioned and connected […]

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Loeriesfontein Wind Farm completes foundations on schedule

Loeriesfontein Wind Farm has announced the completion of all 61 of its wind turbine foundations.  The final foundation was completed in line with the construction schedule, on 17th June 2016.  Work on the foundations began in October last year, with employees from the local community working tirelessly through the days, putting in long hours to […]

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Noupoort wind farm announces all turbines installed

Pan-African renewable energy platform Lekela Power today announced all thirty-five turbines at its Noupoort Wind Farm in South Africa’s Northern Cape are now installed and the project is swiftly moving along to its Commercial Operations Date in July this year. This follows closely on the announcement that the Project is connected to the Eskom grid […]

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Noupoort wind farm connects to Eskom grid 12 months into construction

Pan-African renewable energy platform Lekela Power today announces its 80 megawatt Noupoort Wind Farm in South Africa’s Northern Cape is now connected to the Eskom grid and commissioning of wind turbines has commenced, one year to the day since it reached financial close and started construction. This ZAR1.9 billion wind farm is expected to start […]

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