The Wind Turbine

Jeffreys Bay Wind Farm consists of 60 wind turbines – model Siemens SWT 2.3 MW. These turbines were selected based on the technology’s quality and compatibility with the local wind regime and its proven track record of over 5170 units installed worldwide as of October 2012.

The Wind Turbine

Wind Turbines – Height & Weight

  • a hub height of 80 meters
  • a blade length of 49 meters
  • a rotor diameter of 101 metres
  • the rotor weighs in at 60 tones
  • the nacelle weighs 82 tones
  • the tubular steel tower weighs 162 tones

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