Client : ACCIONA and Aveng.
Contract Value : R 156 million.
The wind farm is located north of the town of Gouda in the Drakenstein Municipal District, Western Cape, South Africa. This wind farm is built, owned and operated by ACCIONA and Aveng.
Gouda Wind Farm is the first wind farm in South Africa to make use of concrete towers instead of the conventional steel towers. It is equipped with forty-six 3 MW ACCIONA Windpower turbines, totaling 138 MW of installed capacity.
Adenco was the electrical contractor on this large wind farm and successfully completed the following:
- Built a 132 kV Substation
- Built 12 km of 11kV overhead lines
- Laid 160 km of 22kV underground cables
- Connecting forty-six 3 MW wind turbines.