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Thursday, 22 September 2016
New York, N.Y. – The Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), the U.S. Government’s development finance institution, and Lekela Power today signed a commitment, while on the side-lines of the U.S. – African Business Forum in New York City, for the development, construction and operation of…
Wednesday, 14 September 2016
Noupoort – Northern Cape Noupoort, 13 September 2016: The Northern Cape’s landscape has been forever changed as this region continues to lead the country as the number one renewable energy province. Noupoort Wind Farm has been officially declared operational by Mr Mzwandile Toto, District Mayor of…
Tuesday, 16 August 2016
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…
Tuesday, 12 July 2016
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…
Friday, 8 July 2016
Khobab Wind Farm has announced the completion of its first foundation pour on 30 June 2016. The foundations are designed using an 89% replacement of cement, one of the world’s lowest carbon wind farm foundation footprints, making use of the same formulation that its sister farm, Loeriesfontein…