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Vestas to supply Saudi Arabia's first wind farm

Vestas to supply Saudi Arabia's first wind farm

Vestas will supply a consortium of EDF Renewables and Masdar with 99 turbines for Saudi Arabia's first utility-scale wind farm.

Record turbine orders confirm Africa's developing potential

Record turbine orders confirm Africa's developing potential

A surge of confirmed deals in South Africa led to Africa's turbine order intake reaching a record 1.5GW last year, according to new figures.

Enercon dips to €31.8MWh for Turkish tender

Enercon dips to €31.8MWh for Turkish tender

Turkey's energy ministry has awarded 1GW in an onshore wind tender with the offer divided evenly between German turbine maker Enercon and Turkish energy group Enerjisa.

Battle rages over wind-powered blockchain site

Battle rages over wind-powered blockchain site

The future of a 900MW wind project with the sole purpose of producing energy to power data- and cryptocurrency-mining centres in southern Morocco is in doubt due to a legal battle between the two main partners.

Saudi Arabia to 'lead Middle Eastern wind power'

Saudi Arabia to 'lead Middle Eastern wind power'

Saudi Arabia is due to become the Middle East's largest wind power market in the next decade, according to new analysis, with the desert kingdom accounting for nearly half of new additions in the region by 2028.

Eskom warned against contract renegotiations

Eskom warned against contract renegotiations

Debt-ravaged state utility Eskom is considering renegotiating contracts with companies successful in South Africa's first two renewable energy tenders, according to reports.

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