EDF Renewables accelerates its expansion into South Africa with 800MW of renewable energy projects awarded in 2021

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EDF Renewables (South Africa),  subsidiary of international company EDF Renewables which has a gross installed capacity of 13.8 GW worldwide,  is significantly increasing its footprint in the country after being awarded three wind energy projects in the Bid Window 5 of the South African Renewable Independent Power Producer Programme (REIPPP).

Wesley-Ciskei Wind Energy Facility (WEF) reaches COD

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Cape Town, 25 August 2021The 34.5MW Wesley – Ciskei Wind Farm situated near Hamburg in the Eastern Cape, has achieved its commercial operations date (COD) in August 2021, reports Renewable Energy Developer and Operator, EDF Renewables.“After successfully completing the final Grid Code Compliance tests, we have now reached commercial operations … Read More

Wesley-Ciskei Wind Energy Facility (WEF) connected to the grid

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Cape Town, 2 August 2021The 34.5MW Wesley-Ciskei Wind Farm, situated near Hamburg in the Eastern Cape, was recently connected to the grid, reports renewable energy developer and operator, EDF Renewables.“We now have grid connection, so we can start the hot-commissioning of the turbines and complete the reliability testing. After that … Read More