Vestas – the preferred supplier to five wind projects in South Africa

30/05/2012 13:00 Renewable


Vestas, the world leader in wind energy, has been chosen as the preferred supplier to build five wind energy projects in South Africa with a total capacity of 297 megawatts.

The move is a part of the South African government’s second round of renewable energy tenders. The five projects are West Coast 1(94 MW), SA Tsitsikamma (95.33 MW), Grahamstown (24.60 MW), Grassridge (61.50 Mw) and Chaba (21.53 MW). Along with the first round of tenders announced in December of 2011, Vestas has won preferred supplier status for seven projects totaling 435.10 MW, about 36 per cent of the approved wind projects in South Africa. Vestas is committed to South Africa for the long term and committed to the sustainable development of the South African wind energy sector through sharing its 30 years of experience and knowledge.

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