Copperton Wind Farm has a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement with Eskom as well as an Implementation Agreement with the Department of Energy. The 102 MW of clean wind energy was procured in Round Four of the South African Government’s Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Procurement Programme. The government led programme has procured 6,283 MW of wind and solar power capacity, amounting to R202 billion investment and 34,841 job years since 2011.
During operations the Community, through a Community Trust with 5% shareholding in the project, will benefit from the socio-economic development projects best suited for the area.
The Operations and Maintenance contractor has not yet been appointed to manage the operations of the Copperton Wind Farm.