Albany Wind Energy Facility – Grahamstown is a 297MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Eastern Cape, South Africa. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2024.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Onshore||297||–||297||Permitting||Eastern Cape, South Africa||EDF Renewables (South Africa)|
The project is being developed and currently owned by EDF Renewables (South Africa).
The project cost is expected to be around $545.322m.
The wind power project consists of 66 turbines, each with 4.5MW nameplate capacity.
The project will have 130m high towers.
Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2024.
About EDF Renewables (South Africa)
EDF Renewables (South Africa) Pty Ltd formely known as InnoWind (Pty) Ltd (InnoWind), a subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles SA, is a renewable energy company that operates wind farms. The company develops, finances, builds, owns and operates renewable energy generation facilities in Sub-Saharan Africa. It also provides oversight services for renewable energy projects by managing the projects and their commercial agreements over their entire life cycle. The company is currently engaged in management and development of wind farm project in eastern cape region include Waainek Wind Farm, Grassridge Wind Farm, Chaba Wind Farm, Wesley-Ciskei, and others . It offers services such as project development, construction management and asset management on renewable energy projects in partenership with other business entities. The company runs its operations in Port Elizabeth and Cape Town, South Africa. EDF Renewables is headquartered in Cape Town, South Africa.
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