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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 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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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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Lekela Power on track to deliver 1GW pan-Africa renewable energy plan

Lekela Power, a 60:40 joint venture between Actis and Mainstream Renewable Power, launched in February of this year already has 860 megawatts of wind and solar projects under construction or due to commence construction next year across South Africa, Egypt and Ghana. Lekela Power is one of the biggest international platforms focused on renewable energy […]

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lekela Power is a joint venture actis Mainstream Renewable Power