The Jeffreys Bay Wind farm is owned by a consortium dedicated to providing clean, renewable energy to the people of South Africa:
Globeleq: Globeleq is an experienced developer, owner and operator of independent power projects in the emerging markets, with a specific focus on Africa and the Americas. The company develops economically sustainable businesses that support the continued development of the electric power sector in these regions. With assets currently in excess of US$1.3 billion, Globeleq is an independent power industry leader in the emerging markets participating in nearly 14,000 megawatts (MW) of generation capacity in more than 25 countries.
Old Mutual Life Assurance Company (South Africa) Ltd (“OMLACSA”), holds a portfolio of assets known as the IDEAS Managed Fund. This 5.5 billion Fund invests in economic infrastructure (roads and railways), social infrastructure (housing and public private partnerships) and renewable energy infrastructure (solar and wind projects). While infrastructure investments are vital for economic growth and have tangible social and environmental impacts, the fund targets those investments with potential to deliver strong long-term returns. The IDEAS Fund seeks to achieve not only financial returns but simultaneously social and environmental objectives.
Thebe Investment Corporation: A diversified investment management company and one of South Africa’s oldest black owned investors, established in 1992 with the vision to be a trusted world class African company that develops and invests in businesses for the long term benefit of the community and other stakeholders.
Mainstream Renewable Power is the world’s leading independent developer of renewable power, with almost 9,000MW in development and over 800MW delivered into construction and commercial operation. Mainstream was founded in 2008 by Dr Eddie O’Connor following the sale of Airtricity, a global development and supply business founded by Dr O’Connor for $2bn to E.ON and SSE. The company employs over 160 people and has offices across five continents. For more information, visit www.mainstreamrp.com
The Amandla Omoya Trust: Established by the project company with the objective of carrying out public benefit activities to benefit the local community in the areas of enterprise development, education and health. Call for nomination of trustees
Enzani Technologies: An electrical & instrumentation engineering contractor which provides services in the fields of engineering design, procurement, installation, testing and commissioning of electrical & instrumentation systems.
Usizo Engineering: A consulting electrical engineering firm that specialises in project engineering & project management. Usizo is 100% Black owned.