To facilitate the delivery of turbines, access roads are constructed to each turbine location. In total 33,9 kilometres of road will be constructed.
Each wind turbine foundation is 19m in diametre and made of concrete and steel and placed below ground level. Each base uses over 60 truck loads of concrete.
The cables that will bring the power from each wind turbine to the substation, will be buried underground.
All the cables meet at the substation where the electricity is transmitted onto transmission line.
The wind turbine towers for Loeriesfontein Wind Farm will travel along the N1 from Atlantis near Cape Town, where they are manufactured to the site.
The blades and nacelles will come from overseas through a nearby port and will then be transported by road to the wind farm. Delivery of turbines is due to commence in April 2016
On delivery, the turbine parts are laid down alongside the respective foundations ready for erection by crane.
It takes two cranes working together to build each turbine.
Once the turbine is built it is commissioned and tested and then put into operation.
Once the wind farm construction is complete, the project will operate for 20 years.