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Nordex to supply 252MW in South Africa

Nordex to supply 252MW in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA: Nordex will install 80 turbines at two projects awarded capacity in round four of the country's renewable energy tender programme.

EBRD funds four new Turkish wind farms

EBRD funds four new Turkish wind farms

TURKEY: The renewables arm of Turkish conglomerate Akfen Holding has received funding for four wind farms and nine solar PV plants with a combined capacity of 327MW.

Vestas confirms Senegalese project build

Vestas confirms Senegalese project build

SENEGAL: Vestas will enter the Senegalese market by building and supplying its V126-3.45 turbines to the country's first utility-scale wind farm for Lekela Power.

Iran's largest wind farm commissioned

Iran's largest wind farm commissioned

IRAN: The 61.2MW Sihapoush wind farm, the country's largest project, has been fully commissioned, developer Arian Mah Baad has announced.

South Africa plans to allocate 8.1GW by 2030

South Africa plans to allocate 8.1GW by 2030

SOUTH AFRICA: An extra 8.1GW of new wind power capacity could be allocated by the end of 2030, under a new draft plan outlined by energy minister Jeff Radebe.

Ground broken at Oman's first wind farm

Ground broken at Oman's first wind farm

OMAN: Construction is under way at the 50MW Harweel project in the southern Dhofar governate, which is set to become the country's first wind farm.

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