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MTB CLASSIC & TRAIL RUN RETURNS

MTB CLASSIC & TRAIL RUN RETURNS

May 2024, Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm. The J-Bay Wind Farm MTB Classic & Trail Run is set to return on Saturday, 22nd June 2024, as one of the highlights of the much-anticipated J-Bay Surf Festival. This distinctive event, proudly sponsored by Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm, offers athletes the extraordinary experience of racing through an active
PATENSIE ECD CENTRE UNVEILS RENOVATIONS

PATENSIE ECD CENTRE UNVEILS RENOVATIONS

April 2024. In an encouraging development for early childhood education in Patensie, the Noxolo ECD Centre has recently undergone significant renovations, leading to the successful acquisition of the required Health & Safety certification. This critical development paves the way for compliance with the Department of Basic Education’s requirements, moving the centre closer to qualifying for
COMMUNITY CELEBRATES RENEWED HOPE

COMMUNITY CELEBRATES RENEWED HOPE

April 2024, Konkoonsies Solar Power. On Friday, 5 April, the Onseepkans community gathered at Kleinbegin Kleuterskool to mark the unveiling of significant improvements at one of its three Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres. This event underscored the remarkable impact of collaboration and partnership, drawing together parents, young children, carers, Department of Basic Education representatives, and
EMPOWERING LOCAL FISHING COMMUNITIES

EMPOWERING LOCAL FISHING COMMUNITIES

April 2024. In an effort to support the local maritime community, Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm has announced its recent support for two Eastern Cape fishing co-operatives, aimed at bolstering the local fishing community for long-term sustainability. The Sarah Baartman Co-Op, comprising members from Loerie and Jeffreys Bay, along with the Elinye Co-Op from Humansdorp, have
LEARNERS DISCOVER RENEWABLE ENERGY

LEARNERS DISCOVER RENEWABLE ENERGY

April 2024. A group of learners from the Emoji Movement recently visited the Klipheuwel Wind Farm in an educational outing to learn about renewable energy. This visit is part of the Emoji Movement’s effort to offer local high school learners from Middleton practical insights into the renewable energy sector and its career opportunities. Founded last
GLOBELEQ’S RED SANDS PROJECT AWARDED PREFERRED BIDDER STATUS

GLOBELEQ’S RED SANDS PROJECT AWARDED PREFERRED BIDDER STATUS

LONDON / CAPE TOWN, 5 April 2024: Globeleq, the leading independent power company in Africa is pleased to announce that its 153 MW / 612 MWh Red Sands project in the Northern Cape has been awarded Preferred Bidder status in South Africa’s Energy Storage Capacity Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (ESIPPPP). The Red Sands project
IPPO VISIT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES

IPPO VISIT DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMMES

April 2024, Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm and Klipheuwel Wind Farm. In an enlightening series of visits this past month, Klipheuwel Wind Farm in the Western Cape and Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm in the Eastern Cape proudly hosted representatives from the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy’s Independent Power Producer Office (IPPO). The occasion was a
RELAUNCH OF PIKKEWYNTJIE CRÈCHE

RELAUNCH OF PIKKEWYNTJIE CRÈCHE

March 2024, Droogfontein Solar Power. The Pikkewyntjie Crèche, a cornerstone of the Greenpoint community in Kimberley for the last 30 years, has started the 2024 school year with a significant upgrade to its facilities. This renovation enhances safety, space, and the overall learning environment for its young attendees and dedicated staff. Established in 1994, the
BURSARY HELPING ADDRESS LOCAL DEVELOPMENT

BURSARY HELPING ADDRESS LOCAL DEVELOPMENT

March 2024, Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm. Access to bursary funding for tertiary education to girls and women, in the greater Kouga area, not only promotes gender equality but also helps to addresses broader issues related to economic development and community well-being. In a stride towards catalysing socio-economic development, Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm’s Scarce Skills Bursary
INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME ENHANCES LOCAL SKILLS

INTERNSHIP PROGRAMME ENHANCES LOCAL SKILLS

March 2024, De Aar Solar Power. A renewable energy skills development programme, is making significant strides through its focused internship programme. Highlighting this success, Riekie Douw, a De Aar local, joined De Aar Solar Power’s operating team almost eight months ago, as an electrical engineering intern. Douw’s passion for electrical engineering led him to relocate