24 May '12, 5am

Two Wind Farms, 433MW of Vestas, Suzlon Wind Turbines for South Africa: Filed under: Energy News

News is filtering out of the renewable energy manufacturers that stand to benefit as a result of the conclusion of South Africa’s second-round Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Program (REIPPP) auction. The South African government awarded preferred bidders contracts to develop seven large-scale wind power projects to end its second-round auction on May 21, the latest step forward in its strategic plan to diversify its energy base through the production of clean, renewable energy. Wind power project awards make up 562.5 MW out of a total 1,043.9 MW of renewable energy capacity South Africa’s Dept. of Energy awarded. Denmark’s Vestas and India’s Suzlon are among the wind turbine manufacturers who will play a big part in helping South Africa realize its renewable energy, as well as broader social, economic and environmental goals. Vestas, Suzlon Wind Turbine Winne...

Full article: http://cleantechnica.com/2012/05/24/two-wind-farms-433mw-...

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