MetroWind van Stadens 27MW Wind Farm
The R550 million wind farm comprises 9 x 3MW Sinovel 3000SL wind turbine generators that provide approximately 80 million kWh/year to Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality.
This was the first commercial wind farm in South Africa to be connected to and supply power into the national grid after commercial operation commenced in February 2014.
AfriCoast was a shareholder and developer of the wind farm. The company also undertook Project Management, data collection and analysis, feasibility studies, land procurement, permitting, wind resource mapping, constraints mapping, turbine selection and procurement, grid connection studies and design, electrical design, site analysis and design, route analysis, financial procurement, civil and structural design and construction management and monitoring, commissioning and implementation.