Amakhala Emoyeni Wind Farm is a 134.4MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Eastern Cape, South Africa. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in July 2016.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 134.4 134.4 Active Eastern Cape, South Africa Cennergi

Description

The project was developed by Cennergi. Cennergi, Amakhala Emoyeni Bedford Wind Farm Community Trust holding and Amakhala Emoyeni Cookhouse Wind Farm Community Trust are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 95%, 2.5% and 2.5% respectively.

The project generates 450,559MWh electricity thereby offsetting 445,152t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $264.02m.

The Tubular Steel towers installed at the project site are 91m high.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in July 2016.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Eskom Holdings SOC under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years, starting from 2017.

Contractors Involved

Nordex was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Nordex was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 56 units of N117 (2.4 MW) turbines, each with 2.4MW nameplate capacity.

Nordex is the O&M contractor for the wind power project. The operation and maintenance contract commenced from 2016, for a period of 10 years.

Methodology

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