Eskom awards 46 wind-turbine contract for Sere wind farm

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State-owned electricity group Eskom has awarded technology group Siemens the contract to supply 46 wind turbines to its 100 MW Sere wind farm project, which is being developed on a 3 700 ha site near Vredendal in the Western Cape.

The R2.4-billion renewable-energy project is scheduled to begin feeding electricity into the grid by the first half of 2014.

It is understood that the turbine contract comprises about 65% of the project’s total capital expenditure, with the other main contract being for the supply, installation and commissioning of a 132 kV transmission line and a substation, which will be located in close proximity to the project site.

Sere is receiving some of its funding from the World Bank’s $3.75-billion Eskom Investment Support Project, approved in 2010 primarily to support the Medupi coal-fired power station. Additional funding has been secured from the African Development Bank (AfDB), French development agency Agence…

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