Cape West Coast is a 94MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Western Cape, South Africa. The project is currently active. It has been developed in single phase. The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in June 2015.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Onshore||94||94||–||Active||Western Cape, South Africa||Aurora Wind Power|
The project was developed by Aurora Wind Power. Engie and Investec Bank are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 43% and 34.5% respectively.
The project generates 293.4GWh electricity thereby offsetting 280,754t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $246.4m.
The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2013 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in June 2015.
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.
Vestas Southern Africa was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.
Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 47 units of V90-2.0 MW turbines, each with 2MW nameplate capacity.
Vestas Southern Africa is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 15 years.
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