21 May '12, 2pm

South Africa approves 562MW of wind projects #green

Vestas made a statement that it had been appointed preferred supplier for five of the projects, with the orders covering a total capacity of 297MW. In December, the South African government announced 28 preferred bidders following the first round of its call for tenders under the renewable-energy independent power producer (IPP) programme. Out of the bids, wind power accounts for just under 30% with eight of the projects selected. however, the projects totalled 633.99MW, around 45% of the total of 1415.52 MW.

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