Status: ACTIVE

Sector: Renewable Energy - Wind
Funds:

IDEAS Managed Fund

Location: Northern Cape, South Africa
Website: http://noupoortwind.co.za/
 

Summary

The 80MW Noupoort Wind Farm is situated in the Umsobomvu Municipal Area, 10km east of Noupoort in the Northern Cape. Noupoort Wind Farm spans 7500 hectares and comprises thirty five 99m-high wind turbines. 

The wind farm achieved its Commercial Operations Date (COD) on schedule and on budget in July 2016, making Noupoort the first wind farm to successfully achieve operation as part of the third round of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP).