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Vestas lands EPC job for 35-MW wind project in S Africa

Vestas V126-3.3 MW, in Denmark , Photo by Vestas. All rights reserved.

June 3 (Renewables Now) - Danish wind turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems A/S (CPH:VWS) said Monday it had been chosen to provide engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services for the 35-MW Wesley wind project in South Africa’s province of Eastern Cape.

The client is EDF Renewables, the renewables unit of French utility Electricite de France SA (EPA:EDF). Vestas will be responsible for the supply, installation and commissioning of ten units of V126-3.45 MW turbines as well as electrical and civil works. The contract also includes a full-scope service agreement for a period of 15 years.

The Danish company expects to begin deliveries in the first half of 2020. Commissioning is slated to take place in the second half of 2020.

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