Oyster Bay Wind Farm is a 147.6MW 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. The project construction commenced in 2020 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 2021. Buy the profile here.
The project was developed by Enel Green Power RSA and RES Southern Africa. Enel Green Power RSA and Khana Energy are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 60% and 35% respectively.
The project generates 568GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 130,000 households, offsetting 590,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $201.563m.
The project has 91.50m high towers.
The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2020 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in 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 $0.048kWh for a period of 20 years. The contracted capacity is 147.6MW.
Vestas Wind Systems was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.
Vestas Wind Systems was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company provided 41 units of V117-3.45 MW turbines, each with 3.6MW nameplate capacity.
Vestas Wind Systems is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 5 years.
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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.