EDF Energies Nouvelles Starts First Wind Farm in South Africa

(Bloomberg) — EDF Energies Nouvelles SA, a unit of
Electricite de France SA, today said its started its first wind
farm in South Africa.

The Grassridge wind farm located in Eastern Cape province
comprises 20 turbines for a total capacity of 61.5 megawatts,
EDF said in a statement on its website. The facility is the
first of three awarded to EDF in 2012 under a competitive tender
for clean-power projects held by the government, it said.

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