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August 2019 The 140MW Kangnas Wind Farm, which is currently under construction, will be one of South Africa’s largest wind farms when complete. Situated in the Northern Cape, in the North West corner of South Africa, the terrain is typical of the Springbok Flats Karoo Basin, with a rocky underlay
August 2019 Die Kangnas-windkragaanleg sal wanneer dit voltooi is ’n opwekkingskapsiteit van 140 MW hê en een van Suid-Afrika se grootste windkragaanlegte wees. Die windkragaanleg is in die Noord-Kaap, in die noordwestelike hoek van Suid-Afrika, geleë. Die terrein rondom die windkragaanleg is tipies van die Springbok-vlakte en die Karoo-vanggebied. Die
July 2019 Working together with local Ward Councillors and community members, Kangnas Wind Farm’s team celebrated Mandela Day by hosting soup kitchens across six communities. These soup kitchens were an example of how collaboration in the spirit of Madeba, can benefit many. Community members from Nababeep, Springbok, Concordia, Matjieskloof, Bergsig,
Julie 2019 Die Kangnas-windkragaanleg het ’n helpende hand aan Noord-Kaapse boere in die Springbok-omgewing verleen wat nadelig deur die voortdurende droogte in die steek geraak word. Die windkragaanleg het befondsing vir droogteverligtingshulp aan skaap- en veeboere beskikbaar gestel. Talle boere in die omgewing is weens ’n wesenlike afname in reënval
July 2019 Northern Cape farmers, who have been adversely affected by the ongoing regional drought, have received funding from by the neighbouring Springbok wind farm, Kangnas Wind Farm. The wind farm has provided drought relief assistance to sheep and cattle farmers, who are failing to feed their herds, following the
June 2019 Kangnas Wind Farm has provided support to the Concordia Old Age Centre in Springbok, to help establish a dedicated reading area for its elderly citizens. The team working on Kangnas Wind Farm, one of the country’s newest Northern Cape wind farms currently under construction, have taken up this
May 2019 Transportation of both Kangnas Wind Farm and Perdekraal East Wind Farm’s turbine tower sections have commenced, making their way from the West Coast’s Port of Saldanha and Atlantis. These two giant projects will be connected to the country’s national grid by August 2020, forming part of the government’s
January 2019. Kangnas Wind Farm announced the successful completion of its first foundation, which boasts a massive carbon footprint saving. Kangnas Wind Farm poured the first of its foundations on 23 November 2018, followed by a 28-day strength test to ensure that the foundations achieved the required design strengths. The
November 2018 Wind energy does not require water for its generation, however, it does need a moderate amount during the construction phase. Despite it being a relatively negligible amount, the conservation of this rare resource, especially as Kangnas Wind Farm is situated within Namaqualand, is managed by the onsite Environmental