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Siemens Energy has entered the South African wind energy market by securing an order for the 138 MW Jeffrey's Bay wind project.

The order - which was made by a consortium consisting of Mainstream Renewable Power Ltd., its investment partner Globeleq, Thebe Investment Corp., Enzani Technologies and Usizo Engineering - is for 60 of Siemens' 2.3 MW wind turbines, which have a rotor diameter of 101 meters. Siemens will also service the wind turbines over an initial period of 10 years.


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