Copperton Wind Farm (SW Prieska 60km)

Copperton Wind Farm, with 34 Acciona 3.15 MW turbines, will collectively supply 102 MW to the national grid.

Each wind turbine is built on top of a 19 m diameter steel reinforced concrete foundation. Each foundation has to cure for at least 28 days after pouring until further works can be done.

Copperton Wind Farm has three internal substations that feed electricity into the national grid via transmission lines.

Acciona wind turbine blades and nacelle parts, shipped from Europe, must travel from Coega Port on specialised, extreme length and weight, trucks to site.