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NEK receives in Ghana the final Environmental Permit for its 200 MW Wind Farm Madavunu

After a process lasting several years, which began with an information campaign for the local population, the farmers affected and the landowners, the development of a so-called scoping report and as a result of an extensive environmental report on the environmental compatibility of the wind farm, NEK has now received from the Ghanaian Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) the final permit for the wind farm.

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  • Published on November 30, 2021

Rezoning process for three wind energy projects of NEK in Ghana completed

In order for the realisation, construction and operation of wind energy projects in Ghana to conform to the zones and comply with the applicable regulations, extensive planning and project development services must be provided for the respective projects, which serve as the basis for the corresponding rezoning. This also includes the involvement of the local population, landowners and farmers, who are informed and enlightened about all aspects of a wind farm project in various sessions and field visits to the relevant land.

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  • Published on November 26, 2021

NEK to start wind energy developments in The Gambia soon

As is well known, The Gambia is pursuing very ambitious goals with regard to the implementation of the Paris Climate Agreement as well as the results of the COP26 event in Glasgow. The government wants to achieve that the entire population has access to electricity by 2025 and that the majority of this should come from renewable energy sources.

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  • Published on November 19, 2021

NEK starts the registration process at Lands Commission in Ghana for several additional wind energy projects

After NEK had concluded land lease contracts with a duration of 30 years for its wind projects in Ghana some time ago, the process of registering these contracts with the Lands Commission has recently started, for which this development step has not yet taken place. This requires extensive field work to determine the exact coordinates of the leased land.

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  • Published on November 17, 2021