A consortium led by global wind and solar company Mainstream Renewable Power was today awarded Preferred Bidder status by the Department of Energy in South Africa for three large-scale wind energy projects in the Northern Cape with a total generation capacity of 360 megawatts. The award was made under the third round of the South African Government’s Renewable Energy Procurement Programme. A Mainstream consortium was also awarded 238 megawatts of wind and solar projects in the first round of the programme in 2011 and the three projects are on track to be fully operational in mid-2014.

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