South Africa: Construction begins at Garob wind farm

Issue 396 - 12 Jul 2019 | 1 minute read

Enel Green Power RSA (EGP) announced on 2 July that construction is under way at its 140MW Garob wind farm, located near Copperton in Northern Cape province The €200m ($227m) project is Enel’s fifth wind plant in the country. Enel has stakes in 12 projects, which have been selected through South Africa’s renewable energy independent power producer procurement (REIPPP) programme.Garob will use 46 turbines to generate around 573GWh/yr when the plant becomes operational in H1 2021.

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