Over 30 million South Africans are affected by poverty, the most vulnerable being women and minors living in the Eastern Cape and Limpopo. Taking steps to help alleviate the problem in the Eastern Cape, Kouga Wind Farm has joined the Poverty Stoplight movement as means of understanding the challenges faced by local communities and how […]
Watch this short editorial film from Volvo Construction Equipment about how the company helped bring Kouga Wind Farm to life and how the resulting wind energy has begun empowering the local community.
In this video, see how Volvo Construction Equipment has helped Kouga Wind Farm in building a better tomorrow through renewable energy.
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Nordex is currently upgrading the low water bridge on the Oyster Bay district road.
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 […]
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 […]