Africa: Hopefield wind farm

Umoyo Energy (RF) (Pty) Ltd appointed SRK as the geotechnical engineers for the first wind farm to be commissioned in South Africa (1 Feb 2014). The Hopefield wind farm involved the construction of
37 wind turbines (1.8 MW) with hub heights of 95m. The turbines were founded on mass gravity foundation bases placed about 3m below surface. SRK was involved in all geotechnical aspects of the project, as well as on-site verification and approval of the founding conditions prior to casting the foundations.

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