Roggeveld Wind Farm Reaches Financial Close
Roggeveld signed its Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) on 4th April 2018 and shortly after reached Financial Close on 13 April 2018.
3 years after being awarded Preferred Bidder, the Roggeveld Wind Farm project was first to sign its PPA amongst the 27 bid window winners of the government’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP).
Developed by G7 and then taken over by Building Energy, the 147 MW Roggeveld Wind Farm in the Karoo is destined to become Southern Africa’s most efficient wind farm.
|Nominal Capacity||147 MW|
|Technology|| 47 wind turbines
125m rotor diamtere
100m hub height
| Nordex Group
|Annual Electricity Generation||613 GWh per year|
|Equivalent household consumption||49 200|
|Carbon Emission Reduction||23.800 tons of CO2 per year|
|Equivalent full load hours||4 170|
|Capacity Factor||47.6 %|
|Commercial Operation Date||April 2021|