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Seven Wind Farms, 433 MW of Vestas, Suzlon Wind Turbines for South Africa

May 24th, 2012 | by Andrew

Vestas and Suzlon came out winners following South Africa awarding 562.5MW of wind power project contracts in the second round of its Renewable Energy Independent Power Producers Program auction. More broadly, South Africans across the developing nation stand to benefit as building out a clean, renewable energy infrastructure will yield benefits for the economy, society and the environment

South Africa 2nd Round Renewable Energy Auction: 19 Awards Totaling 1.044 GW

May 23rd, 2012 | by Andrew

It's been a long time in the works, but South Africa's renewable energy drive is on much firmer ground with the award of contracts to develop 19 new renewable energy projects. Valued at more than $3 billion, the projects will result in the construction of manufacturing facilities and the creation of more than 7,000 green jobs. That's in addition to all the CO2, greenhouse gases, pollution and environmental degradation that will be avoided.

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