Rietkloof Wind Farm is a 54MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Western Cape, South Africa. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the under construction stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2023 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2024. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is being developed by G7 renewable energies and Rietkloof Wind Farm. Others, H1 Holdings, Red Rocket South Africa and Jade-Sky Energy are currently owning the project having ownership stake of 43.05%, 26.4%, 25.55% and 5% respectively.

The project is expected to generate 558,222MWh of electricity.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2023. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2024.

Power purchase agreement

The power generated from the project will be sold to Eskom Holdings SOC under a power purchase agreement for a period of 20 years.

Contractors involved

Vestas Wind Systems will be the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company is expected to provide 12 units of V163-4.5 MW turbines, each with 4.5MW nameplate capacity.

Vestas Wind Systems is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the wind power project for a period of 15 years.

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This content was updated on 1 January 1970

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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.