New wind farm powers up

New wind farm powers up (pdf – 154KB) https://www.enca.com/south-africa/national-power-grid-receives-wind-farm-boost https://www.esi-africa.com/news/tsitsikamma-community-wind-farm-in-full-swing/

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Tsitsikamma Community Wind Farm in full swing

Last week, the Tsitsikamma Community Wind Farm in the Eastern Cape commenced commercial operation, feeding clean power into the national electricity grid. The wind farm, which comprises of 31 turbines and has a 95MW generation capacity, will not only contribute...

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National power grid receives wind farm boost

WITTEKLEIBOSCH, Eastern Cape – The national grid has received another boost, with the Tsitsikamma Community Wind Farm in the Eastern Cape coming on line. Construction on the farm – which adds about 95 megawatts to the national electricity grid – began in 2014 after it...

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Two more Eastern Cape wind farms inaugurated

Two Eastern Cape wind farms – the 134 MW Amakhala Emoyeni and the 95 MW Tsitsikamma Community wind facilities – were officially inaugurated this week. Both projects have been developed by Cennergi, the energy joint venture owned by Exxaro and Tata Power. The Amakhala...

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New wind farm powers up

Tsitsikamma project enters full operation The “sky’s the beginning” for the people of Wittekleiboschas the Tsitsikamma Community Wind Farm shifted into full commercial operation yesterday. The 31-turbine project30km west of Humansdorp will pump 95MW of wind energy...

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National energy grid receives 95 Megawatt boost

The national electricity grid has received another shot in the arm and it’s all thanks to the big switch-on at the Tsitsikamma Wind Farm in the Eastern Cape. The energy project also has an empowerment component, with a profit sharing scheme for the community. The...

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Capital follows certainty, Cennergi warns amid IPP flux

South African independent power producer (IPP) Cennergi, which is a joint venture between Exxaro and Tata Power, warns of possible investor “flight” unless the prevailing uncertainty surrounding the future of IPPs in South Africa is urgently resolved. Speaking to...

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Exxaro : Energy Hunt

Exxaro is looking for opportunities for its subsidiary, Cennergi, to buy completed renewable energy projects in SA whose parent companies are financially distressed, CEO Mxolisi Mgojo said last week. At least two multinational renewable energy developers have...

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Tsitsikamma wind farm reaches commercial operation

The 95 MW Tsitsikamma Community wind farm project, in the Eastern Cape, this week started commercial operation, marking the second wind farm by independent power producer Cennergi to achieve the milestone this year. Cennergi, a 50:50 joint venture between coal miner...

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Mix of energy sources the best option

THE huge wind turbines deployed in SA’s windy regions are gracious masterpieces of engineering and aesthetics. We cannot ignore the pace at which technology development, specifically connectedness and large data use, will disrupt the utility-based electricity supply...

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Cennergi wind farm enters commercial operation

Local independent power producer Cennergi on Thursday celebrated achieving commercial operations at its 134 MW Amakhala Emoyeni wind farm, near Bedford, in the Eastern Cape. Cennergi, a 50:50 joint venture between miner Exxaro Resources and Tata Power, was selected as...

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TCWF PRESS RELEASE Danish Royal Visit Nov 2015

PRESS RELEASETsitsikamma Community Wind Farm draws Danish royal attentionNovember 2015 The Tsitsikamma Community Wind Farm (TCWF) in the Eastern Cape, recently hosted His Royal Highness, The Crown Prince of Denmark at its AmaMfengu project site which boasts dozens of...

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