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Thursday, 5 November 2015
Lekela Power, a $1.9bn pan-African renewable power generation company has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company for a 250 MW wind power station in Egypt’s Gulf of Suez area. Lekela Power is owned 60% by Actis, a leading emerging markets investor and…
Monday, 19 October 2015
Noupoort Wind Farm commenced with the transportation of the various turbine components on 19 October, with the first wind turbine tower sections departing from Atlantis, Cape Town and wind turbine blades leaving from the Port of Ngqura, in Port Elizabeth, both en route to Noupoort in the Northern…
Wednesday, 9 September 2015
Lekela Power today announced the signing of a Grid Connection Agreement for its 225 megawatt Ayitepa wind farm in Ghana. The agreement was signed at the Headquarters of the Ghana Grid Company Limited (GRIDCo) in Tema and is a very significant step towards preparing the project to commence…
Friday, 10 July 2015
On the 9th July 2015, a ground-breaking ceremony on the site of the Noupoort Wind Farm was attended by representatives from the community of the surrounding Umsobomvu Local Municipality, including Ward Counsellors and the Mayor. This Northern Cape project is one of the first to start construction…
Tuesday, 16 June 2015
Cairo, 9th June 2015 – Lekela Power, a 60/40 joint venture between Actis and Mainstream Renewable Power with US$ 1.9 bn investments planned for Africa, announced today the signing of two Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) with the New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) for one 50 MW solar power…