Grassridge Wind Farm
January 2015Commercial Operations Date
40 000South African Homes Powered
Equivalent Annual Supply
Approximately 40 000 South African households.
The 61.5 MW Grassridge Wind Farm is located on a site that is owned by Pretoria Portland Cement Company, situated on Addo Road (R 335) within the Nelson Mandela Bay Municipality in the Eastern Cape.
Grassridge Wind Power (RF) (Pty) Ltd.
EDF Renewables, Industrial Development Corporation and Grassridge Winds of Change BBBEE Co.
Eskom (Single Buyer Office).
Vestas Southern Africa
15 months (October 2013 to December 2014).
Number of Turbines
20 x Vestas V112 – 3.075 MW turbines
Under the Grassroots Youth Development (GYD) Programme, the Grassridge 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.