65,4 MW Umoya Energy Wind Farm, in the Western Cape Province, harnesses Saldanha’s powerful sea winds.
Straddling a rolling stretch of the R45 highway, along South Africa’s West Coast, this wind farm captures the full force of Saldanha’s powerful onshore winds.
Part of the REIPPPP’s first bid window, it connects to Eskom’s Kerschbosch switching station and supplies the country with 176,200 MWh of much-needed green energy every year.
Hundreds of community members, in the surrounding areas benefit from the farm’s various development programmes, empowering them to take ownership of their future.
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