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Marlink to provide VSAT connectivity for renewable power plant in Chad

Marlink provides connectivity for remote monitoring of Agence Developpement Energie Renouvelable (ADER) sustainable power plant in the Republic of Chad. French Renewable Energy Solutions Provider Vergnet Group has selected Marlink to provide a satellite-based connectivity solution for its hybrid wind farm/power station construction project in Amdjarass, Republic of Chad. Vergnet Group is the EPC provider … Continue reading Marlink to provide VSAT connectivity for renewable power plant in Chad

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Nigeria’s first wind farm with 37 wind turbines almost complete

The wind velocity in Katsina is quite high, making it a conducive place to develop a wind farm.      The wind farm is situated in Rimi village, 25 km south of Katsina City. 37 wind  turbines, with a capacity of 275kW each, have already begun functioning on a trial basis and the transmission line … Continue reading Nigeria’s first wind farm with 37 wind turbines almost complete

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Wind power in Nigeria: Katsina Wind Farm 98 Per Cent Completed

The Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Power, Dr Godknows Igali, on Friday said that the 10 megawatts Katsina State Wind Farm was 98 per cent completed.   This is contained in a statement signed by Mr Timothy Oyedeji, Deputy Director in charge of Press, in Abuja. Igali attributed the delay in the completion of the project … Continue reading Wind power in Nigeria: Katsina Wind Farm 98 Per Cent Completed

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DNV GL confirms safety and reliability of wind turbines installed at one of Africa’s largest wind farms

As part of the installation phase at one of Africa’s largest wind farms Ashegoda in Ethiopia, DNV GL has inspected wind turbines of the French manufacturer Vergnet. DNV GL confirmed the compliance of the installed wind turbines with DNV GL’s A-Design Assessment. The wind farm shall help to reduce the occurrence of blackouts in Ethiopia. … Continue reading DNV GL confirms safety and reliability of wind turbines installed at one of Africa’s largest wind farms

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Ashegoda wind farm in Ethiopia with Vergnet’s wind turbines

DNV GL has given wind turbines at the 120MW Ashegoda wind farm in Ethiopia a clean bill of health following an inspection. The wind turbines by French manufacturer Vergnet at the facility, one of the largest in Africa, were subjected to the company’s A-Design Assessment, which addresses safety, quality and engineering integrity. The scheme also … Continue reading Ashegoda wind farm in Ethiopia with Vergnet’s wind turbines

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Vergnet: New partnership to develop UK wind energy projects

Vergnet, manufacturer of medium scale wind turbines, has announced it has joined forces with Wind Turbines as it develops the growing medium wind energy sector. The partnership between Vergnet, which is headquartered in France, and Wind Turbines based in Manchester, was formalised this week with both companies working on a range of GB wind energy … Continue reading Vergnet: New partnership to develop UK wind energy projects

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Wind energy engineer escapes from Nigerian kidnappers

Collomp was kidnapped by about 30 armed men who attacked the residence of French firm Vergnet, the company for which he is working, in the state of Katsina on the border with Niger. Nigerian police in the central north Kaduna State confirmed on Sunday that a French man, who was abducted in the neighboring Katsina … Continue reading Wind energy engineer escapes from Nigerian kidnappers

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Wind energy in Ethiopia: Ashegoda Wind-Farm to Be Inaugurated On Saturday

The Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation has announced that the Ashegoda Wind-Farm, the largest wind-farm in Africa, will be inaugurated on Saturday October 26. Ashegoda has a capacity of 120MW and will produce about 400 million KWh a year. The Ashegoda project includes construction of access and maintenance roads for future operations and a new sub-station … Continue reading Wind energy in Ethiopia: Ashegoda Wind-Farm to Be Inaugurated On Saturday

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Wind energy in Ethiopia: Ashegoda wind farm ready

Ashegoda Wind Farm, which has an installed capacity of generating 120 Megawatts of electricity, is said to be ready for inauguration. get ex back Vergnet SA of France signed an Engineering Procurement Commissioning (EPC) contract with the state utility company, the Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation (EEPCO), to build the wind farm 10 km from Mekelle, … Continue reading Wind energy in Ethiopia: Ashegoda wind farm ready

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Wind energy in Ethiopia: Second Wind Farm

Built in Tigray Region of Ethiopia, the second wind farm of the country with 120 MW electric generation capacity is set to commence operation. Miskir Negash, spokesperson for the State power utility company Ethiopian Electric Power Corporation, told that 99 percent of Ashegoda Wind farm is completed. The wind power project, which has already been … Continue reading Wind energy in Ethiopia: Second Wind Farm

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World Wind Energy Award 2013 goes to French Wind Turbine Manufacturer Vergnet Eolien

The Board of the World Wind Energy Association has decided on the occasion of the 12th World Wind Energy Conference 2013 in Havana, Cuba, to give the World Wind Energy Award 2013 to Vergnet Eolien. The WWEA Board recognises Vergnet’s contribution to the introduction wind technology that is adjusted to the needs of millions of … Continue reading World Wind Energy Award 2013 goes to French Wind Turbine Manufacturer Vergnet Eolien

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