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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Lekela Acquires Codevelopment Rights and Commits to Funding the Taiba Ndiaye Wind Project – Senegal

LONDON, 22 June 2016: Lekela Power, the Pan-African renewable energy generation platform delivering utility scale wind and solar power in the region, continues to build on its growth strategy with the announcement of the acquisition of codevelopment rights and sole rights to invest in the 158 MW Taiba Ndiaye Wind Project in Senegal. The project […]

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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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Lekela’s Noupoort wind farm erects first wind turbine

Noupoort Wind Farm (80MW), in South Africa’s Northern Cape, has announced that it has completed the erection of the first of its thirty-five wind turbines.  This is a pivotal point in the construction of the wind farm, with the next major construction milestone being the energisation of the substation. All the wind turbine foundations were […]

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Lekela’s Loeriesfontein wind farm turbine foundations amongst the world’s greenest

Loeriesfontein Wind Farm, majority owned by Lekela Power, has announced that its wind turbine foundations are utilising one of the world’s lowest quantities of Portland cement in the concrete formulation. The foundations are designed using an 89% replacement of cement, resulting in, what we believe to be, one of the world’s lowest carbon footprints for any […]

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Lekela signs MoU for US$350m wind power station in Egypt, following meeting with President Al-Sisi

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 40% Mainstream Renewable Power, a global wind and […]

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Lekela’s Noupoort wind farm achieves local content commitments and begins transportation

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 Cape. The locally manufactured turbine tower sections, […]

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Ayitepa wind farm secures grid connection with Ghana Grid Company

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 construction early next year. Set to become […]

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