Innowind orders 35 V112-3.0 MW turbines for three different wind power plants at the Eastern Cape


With reference to Vestas Wind Systems A/S company announcement No. 32 of 1 August 2013, Vestas is pleased to announce a firm and unconditional order for 105 MW from a consortium led by Innowind, an 80 per cent affiliate of EDF EN for the wind power plants Chaba, Waainek and Grassridge. The co-investors and partners in the projects are the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the local communities.

All three wind power plants, Chaba (7 x V112.3.0 MW), Waainek (8 x V112-3.0 MW) and Grassridge (20 x V112-3.0 MW) will be installed in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa. The turbine delivery for all wind projects is planned to start mid-2014 and the commissioning is expected to start in the third quarter of 2014.

The contract for all three turnkey projects comprises supply, installation and commissioning of 35 V112-3.0 MW wind turbines, along with a VestasOnline® Business SCADA solution, full scope civil and electrical works as well as a 10-year full-scope service agreement (AOM 4000).


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