Copperton Wind Farm

The 102 MW, 150 Million USD renewable energy facility, situated in the Northern Cape of South Africa, began commercial operation in December 2021. Nordex / Acciona will supply 34 AW125/3150 turbines to the project.

The team at VELD represent the original project developers. A special purpose investment vehicle set up by Veld has taken up shares in the project. We’re very proud to be able to partner with project leaders Elawan, and Pele Green Energy.

Project Footprint: 3100 Hectares.

Number of Turbines: 34 turbines, each with a hub height of 120M.

Power Output: 360GWh. Enough power for 110 000 households.

Carbon offset: 38,000 tonnes of annual CO2 Savings, when compared to coal power.

Water Savings: 2.5 Million Litres of Annual Water Savings.

Project Partners



Project Pipeline

We are unrolling a Gigawatt-scaled pipeline across South Africa.

These include:

250MW Solar PV Portfolio – fully developed Solar / BESS power plant portfolio.

Western Cape Wind Farm400MW Wind Farm. This is the largest private offtake power plant in South Africa. VELD is the lead developer of one of two project companies that make up this exceptional power station.

We invest in only the most productive sites, and are actively developing projects for both the REIPPPP, and for private offtakers.

Our focus in on onshore wind, hybrid and solar plants.