Garob Wind Farm is a 144.9MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Northern Cape, South Africa. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in a single phase. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2021. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Enel Green Power RSA and juwi. Khana Energy, Enel, Qatar Investment Authority and Others are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 35%, 27.5%, 27.5% and 10% respectively.

The project generates 573,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 115,000 households, offsetting 600,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in December 2021.

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 $0.059kWh for a period of 20 years, starting from 2021. The contracted capacity is 144.9MW.

Contractors involved

juwi was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Nordex was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 46 units of AW125/3150 turbines, each with 3.15MW nameplate capacity.

Nordex is the O&M contractor for the wind power project, commencing from the year 2021.

The wind power project consists of Concrete towers supplied by Nordex. These towers are around 100m high.

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About Enel Green Power RSA

Enel Green Power Rsa (Pty) Ltd is primarily engaged in manufacturing industrial gases (including organic) for sale in compressed, liquid, and solid forms. The company is headquartered in South Africa.

About juwi

juwi AG (juwi), a subsidiary of MVV Energie AG, is a renewable energy company that offers project development, engineering procurement, and construction services; and products and solutions for the energy turnaround. It offers whole-scale project development services for the planning and construction of on-shore wind farms and solar plants. The company plans to constructs and develops large-scale solar off-grid plants with more than 1 MW capacity. juwi also provides various energy systems including photovoltaic, batteries or hybrid systems for diesel generators. It serves mining, cement, desalination, commercial and industrial, tourism, and agricultural customers across Asia, Europe, Africa and North America. juwi is headquartered in Worrstadt, Germany.

This content was updated on 22 April 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.