Gestamp Wind has been awarded 102MW Copperton Wind Farm in Round 4
Gestamp Wind, the Wind division of Gestamp Renewables, has been awarded with a 20 year PPA for Copperton wind farm, a 102 MW wind project located in the Northern Cape.
Copperton Wind Farm was submitted for Round 4 in August 2014, it has been selected Preferred Bibber under the REIPP Program (Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Program,) managed by the Department of Energy of South Africa.With Copperton Wind Farm, together with existing 75 MW wind project under operation since July 2014 (Noblesfontein Wind Farm,) Gestamp Wind expands its presence in South Africa and positions itself as one of the main wind IPPs in this country.
Signing of the PPA and start of construction is expected by the first quarter of 2016, and the Scheduled Commencement Operation Date for late 2017. The project will result in approximately 150 M€ of investment.
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