Siemens wins 100 MW wind energy order from South Africa

Siemens Energy has been awarded an onshore wind power order for the 100MW Sere plant on the west coast of South Africa.

The deal is the second win for Siemens in the country for its wind turbines and is a flagship project for state-owned utility Eskom.

The scope of supply includes the delivery and installation of 46 wind turbines of the type SWT-2.3-108, with an output of 2.3MW, a rotor diameter of 108 meters on 115 meter towers each.

The deal also includes a five-year-service agreement.