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OCTOBER 2019 The Disaster Management Centre of West Coast District Municipality has confirmed that the recovery of turbine components, from the Piekenierskloof Pass, will take place over a 4-day period, 4th – 7th November 2019. A ‘Stop and Go’ system will be put in place on the Piekenierskloof Pass, with
October 2019 Meer as 45% van die 610 windturbine-komponente wat vir die Kangnas-windkragaanleg bestem is, is reeds by die bouperseel buite Springbok afgelewer. Die komponente is vanaf die hawe by Saldanha en Atlantis in die Weskus na Springbok vervoer. Die eerste toring-gedeelte is in Mei vanjaar vanaf Atlantis vervoer. Die
October 2019 More than 45% of the 610 wind turbine components have already been delivered to Kangnas Wind Farm’s construction site, just outside of Springbok, from the West Coast’s Port of Saldanha and Atlantis. The first tower sections departed from Atlantis, West Coast of Cape Town in May this year,
September 2019 BIMBO Early Childhood Development Centre in Okiep received support from Kangnas Wind Farm. This included the provision of educational toys, learning material and tables and chairs. Kangnas Wind Farm believes that this will improve the learning environment for these young minds. The centre cares for 70 children and
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,
July 2019 Kangnas Wind Farm is celebrating the simultaneous completion of two major construction milestones, namely the erection of the first of its 61 wind turbines and the completion of its final turbine foundation. Both of these milestones have been completed slightly ahead of schedule and within budget. The first
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
March 2019. Wind turbine tower sections for the 140MW Kangnas Wind Farm, one of the Renewable Energy Industry Power Producer Procurement Programmes (REI4Ps) giant Bid Window 4 projects, are being manufactured locally, on Cape Town’s West Coast, in Atlantis. This signals the recovery of the Special Economic Zone (SEZ) for
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
September 2018. The 140MW Kangnas Wind Farm, one of the REI4P’s giant Bid Window 4 projects, is gearing up for construction, having already cleared 95% of its site roads, totalling over 52km’s. Situated in the North West corner of South Africa, the terrain is typical of the Springbok Flats Karoo
August 2018. Kangnas Wind Farm has committed to supporting the FitzPatrick Institute of African Ornithology’s Red Lark research by funding a PhD study on this species. Kangnas Wind Farm and the Fitzpatrick Institute of African Ornithology, are working in partnership to gather data related to the Red Lark species current
June 2018. Circa 6.6 billion Rand investment with construction of wind farm due to start in June 2018 Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power today announces the successful completion of financial close for two wind farms in South Africa with a combined capacity of 250 megawatts (MW). A