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May 2022. Noupoort Wind Farm has stepped in to help improve security at four local schools by funding the appointment of two security companies, expanding their support of local SMMEs. With the added benefit of stimulating local employment, fourteen in total, the appointed local security firms, ‘We Did It Security’
May 2022. The Noupoort community has received funding in support of three of its sporting leagues, namely soccer, netball, and 8-ball pool. Through this support the community has been able to take part in organised sport and become a member of the South African Football Association (SAFA) at regional level.
March 2022. Having identified the need for educator assistants a few years ago, Eureka Intermediate School applied to the Department of Education to fund these posts. But when funding ran short, Noupoort Wind Farm was able to step in to take over the funding of three educator assistants, which commenced
February 2022. Following the installation of a much needed x-ray machine at Noupoort Community Healthcare Centre last year, a radiographer has been appointed, to help support the delivery of primary healthcare to this small Northern Cape community, which has close to 8 000 residents. Lauren Beukes, a qualified radiographer, relocated
November 2021. Two Noupoort Wind Farm ABCD SMME beneficiaries had the opportunity to visit the international wind industry conference, WINDABA, held in Cape Town during October 2021. This leading conference and exhibition offered both entrepreneurs the opportunity to network and showcase their businesses. Michelle van Wyngaard, owner of MEM Steel,
There are two posts available . Applications may be emailed  to or handed in at the school. Only qualified (REQV 14) educators will be considered. Closing Date:  30 November 2021 Enoch Mthetho High School  
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October 2021. A cohort of 28 grantees, comprising of SMME’s, non-profit companies and a non-profit organisation have received business funding since November 2021, as part of a programme designed to mobilise communities to gain control over their lives in an impactful and effective manner. This community SMME acceleration programme is
August 2021. The Noupoort Community Healthcare Centre, which services thousands of community residents, has received a much needed X-ray machine, funded by the local Noupoort Wind Farm, as part of its extensive support of primary health care in the area. With a population of almost 8 000 residents, it has
July 2021. Noupoort Wind Farm’s commitment and celebration of Madiba’s life and legacy this Mandela Day, saw almost 700 elderly community residents being transported safely to the central vaccination station, situated at the local Community Health Centre, over 10 days. This was arranged in response to a request from the
July 2021. Zingce Ume Ka Kuhle Educare and Aftercare Centre, has expanded to add two classrooms, an office, sick bay, kitchen and bathroom facilities, funded by Noupoort Wind Farm, in collaboration with Breadline Africa. The expansion means that the needs of over 70 community children, at this Early Childhood Development
June 2021. Global Wind Day 2021 coincided with and Youth Day, making it the perfect day for a group of learners from Noupoort Combined School and Enoch Mthetho High School, to enjoy a visit to Noupoort Wind Farm. These schools participated in a competition, which forms part of an ongoing
Please take a moment to read our latest newsletter, headlines include: Community Health Support Funding for Old Age Home Community Business Funding Read here:  Noupoort Wind Farm Newsletter
May 2021. Noupoort Wind Farm has extended its support to local health facilities, at Eurekaville Clinic and Nanqo Simon Zono Clinic, as an extension of its COVID-19 intervention programme. The wind farm recently funded the installation of water tanks and solar water geysers at the two clinics, as well as
April 2021. Noupoort resident, Belinda Maliti, has been selected as a community change activist and has received funding and support to make a difference in the lives of the most vulnerable community members, who are beneficiaries or residents of the Inan Inkosi Old Age Home. Inan Inkosi Old Age Home
February 2021. Local SMME’s, non-profit companies and a non-profit organisation have been selected to receive business funding as part of Noupoort Wind Farm’s socio-economic and enterprise development programme, following a series of workshops that mobilised the community, intent on driving positive change within the community. All businesses, barring one, are
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October 2020. Thanks to the youth of Olympiakos Football Club in Noupoort, who started a community soup kitchen during the COVID-19 pandemic, 140 vulnerable community members, including 72 children, are receiving daily cooked meals, in an effort to support those most impacted by the pandemic. The project is being funded
Since the beginning of the COVID-19 health pandemic, almost 100 children,who are enrolled in the INS aftercare programme, have been receiving food parcels each month: Read out newsletter here:  Noupoort Wind Farm_ Sept 2020 newsletter
September 2020. Two dedicated literacy coaches put a plan in place to continue helping young learners during the school COVID-19 lockdown period, to make sure that they didn’t fall behind on their reading. With the backing of their parents, twenty children in the Kwazamuxolo community of Noupoort have one-on-one coaching
July 2020, Noupoort A local youth-led NGO, Inclusive Neighbourhood Spaces (INS), is providing an important service to the community of Noupoort during the COVID-19 pandemic. Their role extends to vulnerable members of the community, from young children to the elderly, making sure that their support is both tangible and meaningful.
May 2020 Relief and health support in the form of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) is reaching communities in collaborative efforts. Working in collaboration with the District Department of Health, Noupoort Wind Farm has funded Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) to help keep local frontline healthcare workers at Eurekaville Clinic, Nonqo Simon
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April 2020 Noupoort’s Martha Ntombi Mosoane, best known as a local designer, is now working to produce personal hygiene masks. Ntombi is part of Noupoort Wind Farm’s Enterprise Development Programme. She received assistance, including business advice and technical support, that has meant she can produce and supply hundreds of personal
April 2020 Inclusive Neighbourhood Spaces in Noupoort distributed 90 sanitary packs to those who needed them. Noupoort Wind Farm is proud to support organisations such as these, making a difference in the community, as part of their Socio-Economic Development Programme. Listen to our Economic Development Manager, Sandisiwe Mntonintshi, talking on
April 2020 Local Noupoort resident, Martha Ntombi Mosoane, a rural Northern Cape designer, has successfully registered with the government’s Central Supplier Database, at the wake of the COVID-19 lockdown and has already started to produce and supply personal hygiene masks. Mosoana is making up to 250 facial masks per day
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, Salzonia can be reached on 083 557 3703 or
March 2020 The Tooth Fairy visited aftercare centres in Noupoort on 17th March 2020, to ensure that each and every child in the community’s aftercare centres will get to enjoy a healthy, happy, mouth full of teeth, in celebration of World Oral Health Day, which took place this year on
February 2020 Inspired by the opportunity to make a difference and put constructive plans into place that will drive transformation, community members of the small town of Noupoort have gathered, several times this year, to share their ideas for change and upliftment in a number of facilitated community workshops. Initiated
November 2019 Three child and youth drop-in centres together with a comprehensive community-based aftercare programme have been set up to provide a safe and stimulating environment for Noupoort’s community children. The programme, which kicked off a year ago is receiving the nod from teachers who are seeing a positive change
October 2019 A number of practitioners, principals and Early Childhood Development (ECD) centres in the Noupoort community have been recognised and awarded by the Education Quality Forum (EQF), which forms part of the Inclusive Neighbourhood Spaces team. “The EQF forum is a body of ECD practitioners who hold the local
September 2019 Working closely with Umsobomvu Municipality, Noupoort Wind Farm has once again put its support behind a unified community sports league, by funding the 2019 season. “With the support from Noupoort Wind Farm, all players and our sporting clubs, have become more professional. The support is enabling the sporting
Noupoort Renewable Energy Community Trust is a 5% shareholder in Noupoort Wind Farm and is looking to appoint an Independent Trustee. Read more: Noupoort RE Community Trust Nominations
July 2019 Noupoort Wind Farm was proud to support Eliza Steenkamp from Eurekaville Intermediary School when she was selected to join the Northern Cape under 12 Diamonds team at a Netball Tournament. Eliza Steenkamp from Eurekaville Intermediary School was selected to join the Northern Cape under 12 Diamonds team at
June 2019 Global Wind Day 2019 celebrations coincided with the end of the second school term and Youth Day, making it the perfect day for a group of learners from Enoch Mthetho High School to enjoy a visit to Noupoort Wind Farm. Learners had the chance to enter a writing
Read our latest Newletter:  Noupoort newsletter Q1 2019
May 2019 Local Noupoort resident, Martha Ntombi Mosoane, epitomises the spirit of entrepreneurship, grabbing hold of the opportunities that life presents her whilst eliminating hindrances and distractions. At a time that artisanship’s are being overlooked, Ntombi has learnt the art of millinery and has now added cobbling as another arrow
April 2019. Learners at Enoch Mthetho High School in Noupoort have been benefiting from the state-of-the-art Maths and Science laboratory that was funded by Noupoort Wind Farm in 2017. With the ongoing support and guidance of Noupoort Wind Farm and the Department of Basic Education, this school encourages its learners
March 2019. Learners from local high schools in Noupoort will have the opportunity to apply for a Noupoort Wind Farm bursary next month, when the 2020 bursary programme is opened to new applicants wanting to follow in the footsteps of their predecessors who are fulfilling their dreams at universities around
January 2019 Sandiswa Nkohla, started his brick manufacturing business two years ago, after having become unemployed. His fledging business, Sandawana Brick Manufacturing Company, which has been receiving support from Noupoort Wind Farm’s development programme, is now able to provide full-time employment to five local men and has recently managed to
November 2018 Councillor Sestile, of the Umsobomvu Municipality, cut the ribbon to commemorate the official launch of the newly built Eurekaville Crèche, funded by Noupoort Wind Farm. Other guests included official representatives from the Department of Social Development and Department of Education, as well as shareholders of Noupoort Wind Farm.
September 2018. Noupoort Wind Farm has partnered with NGO, Think Twice, to help local youth obtain their drivers licence and open doors to more employment opportunities. The programme is having the added effect of creating a culture of mentorship and encouragement, within this Northern Cape small town. A local Noupoort
September 2018. The Honourable Mayor Mzwandile Toto, of Umsobomvu Municipality, cut the ribbon to commemorate the opening of the Ikhwezi Lokusa Primary School Library, funded by Noupoort Wind Farm. “A school library is a fundamental resource for supporting students’ learning, a key support for teaching staff and is central to
August 2018 The custom-built EnergyDRIVE truck has completed its three-week educational road trip around the country, with Noupoort being the last stop.  Having interacted with thousands of learners located in beneficiary communities surrounding wind farms, the interactive vehicle aims to raise awareness of renewable power resources and climate change. The
Noupoort Wind Farm has partnered with Inclusive Neighbourhood Spaces (INS), a local youth-led NGO, to help community children that are most affected by poverty and neglect. A drop-In centre and comprehensive community-based aftercare programme has been set up at the local iKwezi Lokusa Primary School to care for affected children
It is a well-known fact that South Africa has a mathematics teaching and learning crisis and while the debate continues between lowering the pass rates or making pupils repeat a year, the issue remains that schools and society need to address the education standards, to help future generations be better
Noupoort Wind Farm has put its support behind community sports by funding a number of leagues, which they believe will help to unite the town’s community. Working closely with the Noupoort and Umsobomvu Municipality, a unified community sports league programme launched in June 2018. The programme includes a Soccer League,
The art of millinery is experiencing a revival, from traditional headgear to the most flamboyant handmade artisanal hats, this age old craft is thriving.   One such workshop is owned by Ntombi Mosoane in the small town of Noupoort, where she has realised her dream of designing beautiful hats. In a
Poultry and egg farming get a boost… To read our full newsletter click on the English or Afrikaans link below Noupoort_Wind_Farm_Newsletter_April 2018_English Noupoort_Wind_Farm_Newsletter_Apr2018_AFR  
Fikile Maliti and Aphelele Ndesi, two local farmers in Noupoort, are taking the lessons learnt during an Enterprise Development Programme, to grow their poultry and egg laying business. These two community entrepreneurs graduated from an Enterprise Development Programme that was funded by Noupoort Wind Farm last year and are already
31 October 2017 Noupoort Wind Farm recently hosted a three-day sporting weekend event, bringing together the town’s community. Over R36 000’s worth of prizes, across the various sporting disciplines, was handed over during the course of the weekend. The aim of this community event has been to promote an interest
Community leaders gathered together with members of the Noupoort community, families and over 200 crèche children to celebrate the launch of the recently upgraded Zingisani Creche, in Noupoort. Along with the centre’s Principal and staff, the hundreds of community children who are taken care of at this early childhood development
Unemployed young people from different youth groups and sports clubs in Noupoort recently participated in an Inclusive Neighbourhood Spaces Programme, aimed at creating cohesion to bring about local community change.  The focus was to identify what socio-economic problems exist in the Noupoort, transform the mind-set and value system of the
In celebration of Mandela Day, 18th July 2017, Noupoort Wind Farm pledged their time and funds to the elderly in their community as well as helping to improve the local school. “The elderly are often forgotten in our communities which is why, this year, we have focused on making a
Learners at Enoch Mthetho High School in Noupoort are enjoying the benefits of a newly upgraded state-of-the-art Maths and Science laboratory that is supported by solar powered Wi-Fi infrastructure. With the support and guidance of Noupoort Wind Farm and the Department of Basic Education, this school is now able to
More than fifty local Noupoort entrepreneurs have graduated from a business incubation capacity building programme that is aimed at driving sustainable local enterprises. The Noupoort Windfarm Enterprise Development Programme, which was implemented over a 6-month period, celebrated with 53 entrepreneurs who recently graduated from the programme, 25 start-ups and 28
The Noupoort Community Trust, a 5% shareholder in Noupoort Wind Farm, recently held its first annual general meeting.  All Noupoort residents were invited to participate in the AGM and it was well attended. “We were pleased to welcome Noupoort community members to the first annual general meeting as it gave
Noupoort, 13 September 2016: The Northern Cape’s landscape has been forever changed as this region continues to lead the country as the number one renewable energy province. Noupoort Wind Farm has been officially declared operational by Mr Mzwandile Toto, District Mayor of Umsobumvo Municipality, in a proud moment for the
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Noupoort Wind Farm has achieved its Commercial Operations Date (COD) on schedule and on budget, making it the first wind farm to successfully achieve operation as part of the third round of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP). All 35 turbines of this ZAR1.9billion, 80MW wind farm,
Noupoort Wind Farm is working with the Chumani Crèche to help improve the quality of children’s education and care. In addition to providing educational equipment new mattresses have been purchased for the school. “We have provided 50 new mattresses, which were urgently needed at the crèche as the toddlers were
In support of education and as part of Noupoort Wind Farm’s social development programme, R30 000’s worth of books have been donated to Eureka Primary School. The books include Grade R – 7 Afrikaans curriculum books, teacher aids and activity books for the library. This is the first time that
Noupoort Wind Farm has donated playground equipment to Zingisani Crèche. The crèche, which cares for 200 local children, received the new jungle gym recently. “We are pleased to be able to help by creating a safe and stimulating environment for the children of this community; playground equipment is an especially
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All 35 Noupoort Wind Farm’s turbines are now installed and the project is swiftly moving along to its Commercial Operations Date in July this year; this follows closely on the announcement that the Project is connected to the Eskom grid and commissioning of wind turbines has commenced. “We have reached
Noupoort Wind Farm has announced that it has successfully completed the transportation of all its turbine components.  The final load from the Port of Ngqura left to site on 4 March and the last tower sections arrived from Atlantis on 24 March 2016, marking the conclusion of the 315 abnormal
Noupoort Wind Farm, in the Northern Cape, has announced that the wind farm is now connected to the Eskom grid and commissioning of wind turbines has commenced. “We energised the substation on 12 February and the first turbines on 23 February, marking a pivotal point in the construction of the
Residents of Noupoort, Graaff-Reinet and the surrounding areas will once again be seeing wind turbine component sections en route to Noupoort Wind Farm.  Another 165 loads will be making their way to the wind farm between 12 January and the end of March 2016.  More than 150 of the 315
Noupoort Wind Farm, in the Northern Cape, has announced that it has completed the erection of the first of its thirty-five wind turbines.  This is a pivotal point in the construction of the wind farm, with the next major construction milestone being the energisation of the substation. The wind turbines,
Noupoort Wind Farm has announced the completion of all 35 of its wind turbine foundations.  The final foundation was completed on 20 November, ahead of schedule.  “We can thank the 230 employees, who worked diligently to complete these foundations,” said Martina Flanagan, Project Manager of Noupoort Wind Farm. The majority
Residents of Noupoort, Graaff-Reinet and the surrounding areas have grown accustomed to seeing wind turbine component sections en route to Noupoort Wind Farm.  More than 100 of the 315 abnormal loads have already successfully made their way to the wind farm with 160 loads expected before the end of the
Noupoort Wind Farm commenced with the transportation of the various turbine components on 19 October, with the first wind turbine tower sections departing from Atlantis, Cape Town and wind turbine blades leaving from the Port of Ngqura, in Port Elizabeth, both en route to Noupoort in the Northern Cape. The
Almost eight hundred secondary learners in Noupoort have been learning about the significance of renewable energy through a school programme initiated by Noupoort Wind Farm.  The programme, entitled ‘Young Minds, Clean Energy, Brighter Futures’, aims to increase awareness about renewable energy, in particular wind energy; and to strengthen ties between
We are pleased to introduce ourselves to you and to give you some information about the Noupoort Wind Farm, so that you are kept informed of what is happening and how you can get involved. Click on the link to read more: Noupoort_Wind_Farm_Newsletter_June2015_  
Noupoort Wind Farm, situated in the Umsobomvu Local Municipality, in the Northern Cape, has announced the completion of its first 14 foundations. Employing over 200 local workers, the wind farm finished its first foundation on 19 May, with all 35 foundations due for completion in just a few months from
On the 9th July 2015, a ground-breaking ceremony on the site of the Noupoort Wind Farm was attended by representatives from the community of the surrounding Umsobomvu Local Municipality, including ward counsellors and the mayor. This Northern Cape project is one of the first to start construction as part of
The Noupoort Wind Farm participated in this year’s Cell C take a girl child to work initiative. Eight school girls, four from the Noupoort Combined School, and another four from Enoch Mthetho High School were invited to the Noupoort Wind Farm. At the site office, female employees, mainly site engineers
Global wind and solar company, Mainstream Renewable Power, has conducted preliminary analysis of South Africa’s wind and solar resources to understand the impact of introducing larger quantities of renewable energy to the electricity system. The initial results reveal two significant findings; firstly, electricity generated from wind and solar resources closely
Lekela Power, a 60:40 joint venture between Actis and Mainstream Renewable Power, launched in February of this year already has 860 megawatts of wind and solar projects under construction or due to commence construction next year across South Africa, Egypt and Ghana. Lekela Power is one of the biggest international
Global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power today announces the successful completion of financial close for three wind farms in South Africa with a combined capacity of 360 megawatts. In October 2013 a consortium led by Mainstream was awarded the contracts for the three wind farms by the Department