Kouga Wind Farm to add 300GWh to grid annually

Commercial Operation of the Kouga Wind Farm officially commenced at 00:00 on the 17th of March 2015. The Kouga Wind Farm is an 80MW wind farm consisting of 32 x 2.5MW wind turbines which means that the Kouga Wind Farm will add approx. 300 million KWh (300 Gwh) of clean electricity annually to the grid […]

Oyster Bay: 11 turbines already erected

Construction of the R2 billion Kouga Wind Farm at Oyster Bay is on track with eleven of the 32 wind turbines already gracing the skyline. It is expected that the last turbine will be erected by the end of September this year, with commissioning ongoing until end 2014. When operational the wind farm will generate […]

First three blades

The first three blades arrived safely on site 7 February, around 10:15am. The trucks left the port in convoy approx 6:30am, entering Humansdorp just after 9am.

District road maintenance ongoing

As part of our infrastructure development the KWF project team is continuously maintaining and upgrading, at our cost, the main access road between St Francis Bay, Oyster Bay and Humansdorp.  Part of this upgrading works includes the stream crossing structure that is currently being improved as well as the placing of proper road quality gravel […]

Construction on track

The Kouga Wind Farm construction process is on track.  We are currently finishing off the earthworks and civil works for the WTG foundation bases.  To date, 27 of 32 turbine foundations have been completed. The substation gantries and transformer bay are also currently under construction. Note the wind turbines will only start arriving on site […]

Umzamowethu internal road maintenance

As part of the Kouga Wind Farm corporate social responsibility, the community requested maintenance of the internal roads which was done the end of Nov.  This involved wet blading of all the internal and access roads at Umzamowethu, as well as the compaction of the bladed roads and opening of the mitre drains.