Chaba Wind Farm

Chaba Wind Farm

Project Description

Capacity: 21 MW
COD: September 2015
Equivalent annual supply: Approximately 14 000 South African households

The 21 MW Chaba Wind Farm is located on the East and West side of the N2 near to Komga in the Great Kei Municipality.

Owner: Chaba Wind Power (RF) (Pty) Ltd
Investors: EDF Renewables, Industrial Development Corporation and Chaba Winds of Change BBBEE Co.
Energy Offtaker: Eskom (Single Buyer Office)
EPC/O&M contractor: Vestas Southern Africa
Construction period: Approx. 18 months (March 2014 – September 2015)
Commercial operations: September 2015
No. of turbines: 7 x Vestas V112 – 3 MW turbines
Installed Capacity: 21 MW

Under the Grassroots Youth Development (GYD) Programme, the Chaba Wind Farm contributes up to 2.1 % of its revenues towards Socio-Economic and Enterprise Development initiatives that are located within a 50 km radius to the wind facility. Please refer to our community development page for further insights into the GYD programme.