|Installed capacity:||24.6 MW|
|Number of turbines:||8|
The 24.6 MW Waainek wind farm located in Eastern Cape province consists of eight turbines, each with a capacity of 3.075 MW.
The facility is 60%-owned by InnoWind (an 80%-held subsidiary of EDF Energies Nouvelles), with the remaining 40%-owned by local partners.
The energy produced by the Waainek wind farm is purchased by the grid operator under a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement and will supply over 16,000 South African homes. Moreover, the project is supposed to stimulate entrepreneurship and drive local economy.