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May 2020 Loeriesfontein SMMEs are invited to apply to manufacture non-medical masks for the community. More details and criteria to apply can be found here: Loeriesfontein SMME’s word uitgenooi om aansoek te doen om nie-mediese maskers vir die gemeenskap te vervaardig. Meer besonderhede en kriteria om van toepassing te maak,
April 2020 Marinda Mankapan, a local seamstress from the small Witzenberg town of Ceres, has successfully registered a small business to make protective masks. She started producing cloth masks to help local community members last month and has now increased her production to supply a factory in the Agriculture sector,
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March 2020 Perdekraal East Wind Farm announced the installation of its 48th wind turbine, two weeks ahead of schedule, on 24 March 2020. The final lifting was a celebratory moment for the largely South African crew, who have since left the construction site, in compliance with the COVID-19 regulations, which
25 March 2020: Community Office Closure – Covid-19 Our offices have been closed, in compliance with South Africa’s national state of disaster in terms of the Disaster Management Act, implemented 15 March 2020.   For any enquiries, the Project Officer, Beauty Theto can be reached on 083 792 8286 or
March 2020 Following the successful CHANGEMAKER workshops, Perdekraal East Wind Farm is inviting community heroes back for a second session. Read more here: Perdekraal_Follow up Workshop
26 February 2020 Perdekraal East Wind Farm has announced the successful completion of the transportation of all 480 turbine components.  The final loads arrived on site on 21st February having traversed the country from the West Coast of Cape Town. “This massive logistical undertaking saw these 480 loads safely covering
Perdekraal East Wind Farm has announced that it has achieved over a million hours without a single lost-time-incident, a health and safety highlight in this renewable energy project’s construction programme. The millionth hour was achieved on 19 November 2019 at 17:00.  The spotless record has continued and is now closer
November 2019 2020 promises to be an exciting year for Perdekraal East Wind Farm as it heads into its final six months of construction. The last of the 480 wind turbine components will reach the wind farm’s construction site early February 2020 and all 48 turbines are expected to be
November 2019 Perdekraal East Wind Farm, which is currently under construction, has launched a secondary school awareness programme, aimed at exposing learners to the basics of renewable energy. The programme targets almost high school learners to not only provide information about producing clean power, but also to let the youth
September 2019 Perdekraal East Wind Farm celebrated the erection of its first wind turbine, a pivotal point in the construction process and one that has been successfully undertaken by a South African dominant team. “We are very proud that both specialist crane operators are South Africans, an indication that our
August 2019 We are having Community Meetings in our beneficiary communities. You are invited to attend in your community on the following dates:- Nduli: Nduli Community Hall, 26 August 2019 at 6pm Ceres: Town Hall, 29 August 2019 at 6pm Bella Vista: Bella Vista Community Hall, 2 September 2019 at
August 2019 Gender equality in the construction and energy sectors is an important component of South Africa’s energy transformation agenda. Perdekraal East Wind Farm, one of the Western Cape’s largest wind farms currently in construction, supports this agenda, with women taking up a number of key roles in the team.
In a collaborative effort, Perdekraal East Wind Farm’s team worked alongside local organisations, to commemorate Mandela Day, by hosting soup kitchens in four local communities. Despite being bitterly cold, community members from of Ceres, Nduli, Bella Vista and Prince Alfred Hamlet joined in. Working together with the Ceres Night Shelter,
June 2019 Perdekraal East Wind Farm has announced the completion of all 48 of its wind turbine foundations. The final foundation was completed on 17 June 2019, a full three weeks ahead of schedule. The majority of the labour is employed from the local communities of Ceres, Nduli, Bella Vista
June 2019 Hundreds of wind turbine components are making their way from the West Coast’s Port of Saldanha and Atlantis, destined for the 110MW Perdekraal East Wind Farm, situated in the Witzenberg Local Municipality, northeast of Ceres, just two hours from Cape Town. The first tower sections departed from Atlantis,
January 2019. Perdekraal East Wind Farm announced the successful completion of its first foundation, which boasts a massive carbon footprint saving. Perdekraal East Wind Farm poured the first of its foundations on 22 November 2018, followed by a 28-day strength test to ensure that the foundations achieved the required design
November 2018 Perdekraal East Wind Farm, in the Western Cape, is home to no less than sixteen different species of snakes, four of which are highly venomous. Hence, Environmental Site Officer, Chandré Kok has recently undergone additional training to ensure that she is equipped with the adequate skills to manage
September 2018 Perdekraal East Wind Farm, situated within the Witzenberg Local Municipality, is preparing the way to begin major construction activity on the Western Cape’s largest BW4 wind farm. Since achieving financial closure in June this year, the construction team has been working on establishing on site infrastructure, clearing and
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
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