Vestas Bags 373 MW Wind Turbines Order From Red Rocket In South Africa

Vestas Wind Systems A/S (VWDRY.PK), a Danish wind turbines company, said on Tuesday that it has bagged a 373 MW order from Red Rocket for the Brandvalley, Rietkloof, and Wolf wind parks, to be located in Western Cape and Eastern Cape of South Africa.

Financial terms of the contract are not known.

Red Rocket's CEO, Matteo Brambilla said: "…The projects will bring a 740-million-rand community investment over 20 years through local social projects. The wind farms will start operating in 2024".

The contract includes the supply and installation of 64 V150-4.5 MW, 12 V163-4.5 MW wind turbines, and five V162-6.2 MW Enventus wind turbines.

Vestas will service the wind parks through a 15-year active output management 5000 deal.

The Danish firm is serving the South African wind power market with over 1.3 GW of capacity either installed or under construction.

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