An Independent Power Producer located in the eastern cape of south africa

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Dorper Wind Farm (RF) Pty Ltd was selected as a preferred bidder under round 1 of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme (REIPPPP) run by the South African Government’s Department of Energy (DoE).

In November 2012 Dorper Wind Farm (RF) Pty Ltd signed a Power Purchase Agreement with Eskom, and associated agreements with the DoE. The Dorper Wind Farm site is located almost midway between the towns of Sterkstroom and Molteno (see map), within the Inkwanca Municipality.

The wind farm consists of 40 Nordex 2.5MW wind turbines, having a nominal aggregate production output of 100MW. Dorper Wind Farm successfully achieved Commercial Operation Date (COD) on 09 August 2014.

The wind farm is connected to the Eskom Distribution Network which transverses the project site and will supply Eskom with power, as an Independent Power Producer (IPP) under a 20 year Power Purchase Agreement (PPA).

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Current shareholders of Dorper Wind Farm
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Sumitomo Corp. Africa

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Sumitomo Corporation Africa is a wholly owned subsidiary of Sumitomo Corporation, which is a leading Japanese integrated trading company with its business continuously expanding into a diverse range of products and services globally. Since its foundation in the early 17th century, the Sumitomo Brand has represented both stability and trust for over 400 years.
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Rainmaker Energy

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Rainmaker Energy has a developed pipeline in excess of 400MW of wind energy projects in South Africa, and its first project, the 100MW Dorper Wind Farm, is operational. In recognition for its unique and innovative financing structure, the Dorper Wind Farm was awarded “African Wind Deal of the Year 2012” by Project Finance Magazine.
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Gaia

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Gaia Infrastructure Partners assists investors in catalysing and uplifting South Africa and its people, by means of responsible and sustainable infrastructure investment
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