Chaba Wind Farm

September 2015

Commercial Operations Date

21.5 MW


16 000

South African Homes Powered
Equivalent Annual Supply
Approximately 16 000 South African households.
The 21 MW Chaba Wind Farm is located on the East and West side of the N2 near to Komga in the Great Kei Municipality.
Chaba Wind Power (RF) (Pty) Ltd
EDF Renewables, Industrial Development Corporation and Chaba Winds of Change BBBEE Co.
Energy Offtaker
Eskom (Single Buyer Office).
EPC/O&M Contractor
Vestas Southern Africa
Construction period
19 months (February 2014 – August 2015)
Number of Turbines
7 x Vestas V112 – 3.0 MW turbines
Economic Development
Under the Grassroots Youth Development (GYD) Programme, the Chaba Wind Farm contributes up to 2.1 % of its revenue towards Socio-Economic and Enterprise Development initiatives that are located within a 50 km radius of the wind facility.