De Aar


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De Aar

 

a city in the Republic of South Africa in Cape Province. Population, 16,600 (1966). De Aar is a large railroad junction and has railroad workshops. The center of a livestock breeding region, it holds annual agricultural fairs.

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Minister Davies was speaking today during his visit to the Northern Cape community of De Aar as part of the Taking the dti to the people outreach programme.
The 50 MW PV De Aar Solar Power and 50 MW PV Droogfontein Solar Power facilities are both located in the Northern Cape and have been generating clean energy to the national grid following connection in late 2013.
Family' ranges from children being raised in an impoverished township of De Aar, but rounded up daily by a kind mother figure for a bath, a change of clothes and the single meal they are likely to have that day, to a plakkerskamp 'family' of poor, jobless whites reliant on food donations, to Karoo citizens dependent for their monthly food on hampers sold to them on 'grant payout day', to an Indian family in Natal, whose plump figures hint at their higher risk of type 2 diabetes and other non-communicable diseases.
Construction on the 138-MW Jeffreys Bay wind farm on the Eastern Cape, the 50-MW photovoltaic (PV) solar farm in De Aar and the 50-MW solar project in Droogfontein, both in the Northern Cape, will begin soon and commissioning is expected by mid 2014.
Surgeon, De Aar Hospital, Northern Cape, and Private Practitioner, De Aar
The year I started high school, my father joined the railway police and we moved down to De Aar in the middle of the Karroo.
She proved a treasure and carried me gallantly through nine months of tough campaigning, and down to De Aar in Cape Colony where she took the fatal blue-tongue fever.
Output from the plant would have to be transported to the coast via the existing 1,000km Saldanha rail line, and then shipped to the Eastern Cape or taken overland by rail via De Aar.
The manganese-related investment would be used to upgrade the rail network from Hotazel, in the Northern Cape, to Coega to enable it to support axel loads of 26 t the route would pass through Postmasburg, Kimberley, De Aar and Cradock on the way to South Africa s newest deep-water harbour.
Large-scale solar systems will be installed in South Africa's Northern Cape Province, in the towns of Prieska and De Aar, with the capacity to generate 20MW and 10MW respectively.
13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Globeleq Generation Limited (Globeleq), the emerging markets power company, has reached financial close for its three renewable energy projects in South Africa - the 138 megawatt (MW) Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm on the Eastern Cape; the 50 MW photovoltaic (PV) solar farm in De Aar and the 50 MW PV solar farm in Droogfontein, both in the Northern Cape.
The project is being developed by Solar Capital De Aar -- Moncada's joint venture with local firm Solar Capital.