Kenhardt has been for a long time the most remote Settlement in the North-Western Cape, founded in 1868. Kenhardt became a Municipality only in, 1909. The Hartebees River, with its many sweet thorn trees, provides a green belt, irrigated by the Rooiberg Dam. Which was constructed to supply irrigation demands of Kenhardt, because Kenhardt is famous for there: 'Dorper' sheep, farming.

Verneukpan; South of Kenhardt. Th is a vast dry pan on which Sir Malcolm Campbell tried to set a new World land-speed record, in 1929. The pan is estimated to be 57 kilometers long and 11 kilometers wide. He was however unsuccessful in his attempt to break this speed record, in his Napier-Campbell Blue Bird!

'Scatec', has since been awarded the 'Preferred Bidder', status, on three projects totaling 150MW (3x50MW) of Contracted Capacity, by the Department of Mineral Resources and Energy in South Africa under the technology agnostic Risk Mitigation Power Procurement Program (RMIPPP). The three projects in Kenhardt, in total consisting of 540 MW solar and 225 MW/1,140 MWh battery storage, were bid based on sites located in the sundrenched, Northern Cape Province of South Africa.

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