Nxuba Wind Farm is a 148.05MW 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 October 2020.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 148.05 148.05 Active Eastern Cape, South Africa African Clean Energy Developments; Enel Green Power RSA; Pele Green Energy


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The project was developed by African Clean Energy Developments, Enel Green Power RSA and Pele Green Energy. Enel Green Power RSA and Pele Green Energy are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 51% and 35% respectively.

The project generates 460GWh electricity thereby offsetting 460,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $226m.

The Concrete towers installed at the project site are 120m high.

Development Status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in October 2020.

Power Purchase Agreement

The power generated from the project is sold to Eskom Holdings SOC under a power purchase agreement. The power is sold at the rate of $0.053kWh for a period of 20 years. The contracted capacity is 148.05MW.

Contractors Involved

Nordex was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 47 units of AW 125/3150 turbines, each with 3.15MW nameplate capacity.

Nordex is the O&M contractor for the wind power project.

About Pele Green Energy

Pele Green Energy (PGE) is an independent power producer which develops, owns, procures, constructs and operates renewable energy power projects. PGE is headquartered in South Africa.


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