Kouga Wind Farm is an 80MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Eastern 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. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in March 2015. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project was developed by Red Cap Kouga Wind Farm Proprietary. Red Cap Energy and Eurocape Renewables are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 5.5% and 1.2% respectively.

The project generates 300,000MWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 50,000 households, offsetting 300,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The Tubular Steel towers installed at the project site are 80m high.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in March 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. The contracted capacity is 80MW.

Contractors involved

Nordex 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 32 units of N90 (2.5 MW) turbines, each with 2.5MW nameplate capacity.

Nordex is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 10 years.

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This content was updated on 10 July 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.