Construction Process

Construction of the Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm started in December 2012 and is due to be completed mid-2014. The civil and electrical works are being done by a South African consortium between Murray & Roberts Construction and Consolidated Power Projects.

JBWF cranes on-site

Typical sequence of wind farm construction:

  • Access Roads
  • Public Road Improvements (if required)
  • Turbine Foundations
  • Electrical Collection System
  • Wind Turbines
  • Project Substation
  • Operations and Maintenance Facility

See an image gallery of the Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm construction process here>

Majority shareholder, Globeleq is jointly managing the construction of De Aar Solar Power and will play a key role as the management company during operations.