Cookhouse Wind Energy Project is a 138.6MW 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 November 2014.
|Project Type||Total Capacity (MW)||Active Capacity (MW)||Pipeline Capacity (MW)||Project Status||Project Location||Project Developer||Onshore||138.6||138.6||–||Active||Eastern Cape, South Africa||African Clean Energy Developments|
The project was developed by African Clean Energy Developments. The project is currently owned by African Infrastructure Investment Managers with a stake of 14%, Amakhala Emoyeni Cookhouse Wind Farm Community Trust and Old Mutual.
The project generates 327GWh electricity thereby offsetting 315,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $269.39m.
The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in November 2014.
Power Purchase Agreement
The power generated from the project is sold to Eskom Holdings SOC under a power purchase agreement.
Suzlon Energy was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.
Suzlon Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 66 units of S88-2.1 MW turbines, each with 2.1MW nameplate capacity.
Suzlon Energy is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 5 years.
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