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Vestas says it has received a 67 MW order from Umoya Energy for a wind project in South Africa.

The 37 Vestas V100-1.8 MW wind turbines will be installed in the province of Hopefield. The turbine delivery is planned for the second quarter of 2013, and the wind farm is expected to be commissioned by February 2014.

The contract includes the supply, installation and commissioning of 37 V100-1.8 MW wind turbines; a VestasOnline Business SCADA solution; full-scope civil and electrical works; and a 15-year service agreement.

Umoya Energy is a project company with participation of the African Infrastructure Investment Fund Trust, the Kagiso Infrastructure Empowerment Fund Trust, the Infrastructural, Developmental and Environmental Assets Managed Fund, Tomlo Commodities Pty. Ltd. and the Hopefield Wind Farm Local Community Co.


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