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Name of Project
Type of Renewable Energy
Type details
Province
Town
Developer
MW (AC)
Window
Status
MW/hr
Further Info
Date Announced
Date Const Start
Date - Approved
Date - Expected Completion
Date Actual Completion
Links
Comments
Total Cost
Date Construction start
1
ACSA - Bram Fischer
Solar PV
Free State
Bloemfontein
ZRW
0.75
N/A
Operational

Open
2017
2
ACSA - East London
Solar PV
Eastern Cape
East London
0.75
N/A
Operational

Open
3
ACSA - George
Solar PV
Western Cape
George
0.7
N/A
Operational

Open
2015
4
ACSA - Kimderley
Solar PV
Northern Cape
Kimberley
5
N/A
Operational

Open
2016
13.5
5
ACSA - Upington
Solar PV
Northern Cape
Upington
Enel Green Power
0.5
N/A
Operational
In the News
Open
2016
This is the third plant at the Upington Airport
2015
6
Adams Solar PV 2 Aurora
Solar PV
Northern Cape
Hotazel
Enel Green Power
SOLA Group
75
W3
Operational
In the News
Open
2016
7
Adams SPP1
Solar PV
Northern Cape
Kathu
SOLA Group
Awarded

Open
8
Aggeneys
Solar PV
Northern Cape
Aggeneys
BTE
46
W4
Operational

Open
2020
2018
9
Amakhala Emoyeni
Wind
Nordex N117
Eastern Cape
Cookhouse
Cennergi
134.4
W2
Operational
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Open
2016
10
Amazon
Solar PV
Wheeling proiject
Northern Cape
SOLA Group
10
N/A
Operational

Open
2021
11
Aries Solar PLant
Solar PV
Northern Cape
Aries
Globeleq
SOLA Group
9.65
W1
Operational

Open
2014
12
Aurora Solar Project 1
Solar PV
Western Cape
9
W2
Operational

Open
2014
13
Beaufort West Wind Facility
Wind
Beaufort West
140
W5
Not Updated

Open
14
Bellatrix SPP1
Solar PV
Victoria West
SOLA Group
5
SP1
Awarded

Open
250
15
Biden MoU
Rumours 5,000 MW
Not Updated

Open
16
Bisasar Road
Landfill to Gas
KwaZulu-Natal
Durban
6.5
Operational

Open
2009
17
Boegoeberg
Hydro
Not Updated

Open
Scoping done in 2013
18
Bokamoso
Solar PV
Northwest
Leeudoringstad
Juwi
Sturdee Energy
68
W4
Operational

Open
2020
Performing in line with expectations
USD 366m ZAR 5bn
2018
19
Bokpoort
Solar CSP
Northern Cape
Groblershoop
ACWA
50
W2
Operational
450
2016
20
Boshoff Solar Park
Solar PV
Free State
Boshoff
Sturdee Energy
57
Operational

Open
2014
21
Braklaagte Solar Facility
Solar PV
75
W5
Not Updated

Open
22
Brakpan Clinic
Solar PV
Gauteng
Brakpan
ZRW
0.5
Operational

Open
2017
23
Brandvalley Wind Farm
Wind
140
W5
Not Updated

Open
24
Capella
Solar PV
Free State
Boshoff
SOLA Group
5
Not Updated

Open
25
Castor SPP2
Solar PV
Northwest
Stella
SOLA Group
5
SP1
Awarded

Open
26
Chaba
Wind
7 X Vestas V112
Eastern Cape
Komga
EDF Renewables
21.5
Not Updated
2015
27
Coega
Wind
Vestas V90
Eastern Cape
Avianto Energy
43
Not Updated

Open
28
Coleskop Wind Energy Facility
Wind
140
W5
Not Updated

Open
29
Colley Wobbles Power Station
Hydro
Eastern Cape
Eskom
42
Operational

Open
1985
30
Cookhouse
Wind
Suzion 88
Eastern Cape
Cookhouse
WPO
138
Not Updated

Open
31
Copperton
Wind
34 Acciona 3.15 MW turbines
Northern Province
Siyathemba Municipality
Elawan
102
W4
Not Updated
In the News
Open
3/1/2021
ZAR 202bn
2018
32
Daimler
Storage
Eastern Cape
Port Elizabeth
Sunworx
1
Operational
2
Open
2017
33
Darling
Wind
Fuhrlander
Western Cape
Darling
5
Not Updated

Open
34
Dassiesklip
Wind
Sinovel SL3000
Western Cape
BioTherm Energy
27
Not Updated

Open
35
De Aar 1 Maanhaarberg
Wind
UPC 86
Northern Cape
De Aar
Longyuan Mulilo Consortium
96
Not Updated

Open
36
De Aar 2 North Wind
Wind
UPC 86
Northern Cape
De Aar
Longyuan Mulilo Consortium
139
Not Updated

Open
37
De Aar Solar Power
Solar PV
Northern Cape
De Aar
Mainstream Renewable Power
50
W1
Operational

Open
2014
38
De Wildt
Solar PV
Northwest
Madibeng
Sturdee Energy
58
W4
Operational

In the News

Open
2021
2021
39
Dorper Wind Farm
Wind
Nordex N100
Eastern Cape
Inkwanca Municipality
Rainmaker Energy
100
Operational

Open
2014
40
Drakensberg Pumped Storage Scheme
Hydro Storage
Free State
Eskom
1000
Operational

Open
1981
41
Dreunberg Solar Project
Solar PV
Eastern Cape
32
Operational

Open
2014
42
Droogfontein
Solar PV
Northern Cape
Kimberly
Mainstream Renewable Power
50
Operational

In the News

Open
2014
43
Droogfontein 2 (Matla A Bokone)
Solar PV
Northern Cape
Kimberly
Juwi
Sturdee Energy
75
W4
Operational

Open
2020
2018
44
Du Plessis Dam Solar PV 1
Solar PV
75
W5
Not Updated

Open
45
Dwarsrug Wind Facility
Wind
124
W5
Not Updated

Open
46
Dyason’s Klip 1
Solar PV
Northern Cape
Upington
75
W4
Operational

Open
2020
2018
47
Dyason’s Klip 2
Solar PV
Northern Cape
Upington
75
W4
Operational

Open
2021
2018
48
Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality
Solar PV
Gauteng
Kempton Park
ZRW
0.75
Operational

Open
2018
49
Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality
Solar PV
Gauteng
Alberton
ZRW
0.5
Operational

Open
50
Ekurhuleni Metropolitan Municipality
Solar PV
Gauteng
Springs
ZRW
1.5
Operational

Open
51
Excelsior
Wind
13 X 2.5Mw Turbines Goldwin GW121
Western Cape
Swellendam
BTE
32.5
W4
Operational

Open
2020
2018
52
Gariep Dam
Hydro
Free State
Eskom
360
Operational

Open
1971
53
Garob Valley
Wind
Not Updated

Open
54
Garob Wind Farm
Wind
Northern Cape
Copperton
Enel Green Power
136
W4
Operational

Open
6/30/2021
2018
55
Gibson Bay
Wind
Nordex N90
Eastern Cape
Oyster Bay
Enel Green Power
111
Operational
Loading…
Open
2017
56
Globeleq Aurora Solar 1
Solar PV
SOLA Group
20
Awarded

Open
57
Globeleq Aurora Solar 2
Solar PV
SOLA Group
20
Awarded

Open
58
Golden Valley
Wind
48 X 2.5Mw turbines
Eastern Cape
Blue Crane Route Local Municipality
BTE
120
W4
Operational

Open
6/30/2021
2021
2018
59
Gouda
Wind
Wind turbine: 46 X ACCIONA Windpower AW100/3000.
Western Cape
Gouda
Acciona Energia
138
Operational
Open
2015
60
Grahamstown
Wind
Eastern Cape
Innovent
24
Not Updated

Open
61
Graspan Solar PV Project
Solar PV
75
W5
Not Updated

Open
62
Grassridge
Wind
20 X Vestas V112
Eastern Cape
Motherwell
EDF Renewables
61.5
Operational
Loading…
Open
2016
63
Greefspan 1
Solar PV
Northern Cape
Douglas
10
W1
Operational

Open
2014
64
Greefspan 2
Solar PV
Northern Cape
Douglas
Sturdee Energy
55
W4
Operational

Open
2021
2018
65
Grootfontein PV 1
Solar PV
75
W5
Not Updated

Open
66
Grootfontein PV 2
Solar PV
75
W5
Not Updated

Open
67
Grootfontein PV 3
Solar PV
75
W5
Not Updated

Open
68
Grootspruit Solar PV Project
Solar PV
75
W5
Not Updated

Open
69
Herbert PV Power Plant
Solar PV
Northern Cape
Douglas
19.9
W1
Operational

Open
2014
70
Hopefield
Wind
Vestas V100
Western Cape
Umoya Energy
66
Operational

Open
2014
71
Ilanga CSP 1
Solar CSP
Northern Cape
Kimberley
100
W3
Operational
450

Open
2018
72
Ingula Pumped Storage Scheme
Hydro Storage
KwaZulu-Natal
Eskom
1332
Operational

Open
2017
73
Jasper
Solar PV
Northern Cape
Postmasburg
Iberdrola
Group Five
75
W2
Operational

Open
2014
Implementation time was around 2 years
74
Jeffrey’s Bay Wind farm
Wind
60 Siemens SWT 2.3MW turbines
Eastern Cape
Jeffrey's Bay
Mainstream Renewable Power
138
Operational

Open
2014
2012
75
Johannesburg
Landfill to Gas
Gauteng
Ener-G
18
Operational
Landfil to gas project Johannesburg
Open
2018
76
Kakamas Hydro Electric
Hydro
Run-on-river
Northern Cape
10
Operational

Open
2015
77
Kalkbult
Solar PV
Northern Cape
72.5
Operational

Open
2013
78
Kangnas
Wind
61 Turbines
Northern Cape
Springbok
Mainstream Renewable Power
140
W4
Operational

Open
2020
2018
79
Karusa
Wind
Northern Cape
Matjiesfontein
Enel Green Power
147
W4
Not Updated
2018
80
Kathu Solar park CSP
Solar CSP
Thermal Oil
Northern Cape
Engie
Acciona Energia
100
W3.5
Operational
500