South Africa: Aurecon to provide engineering services for renewables projects

Issue 273 - 14 Mar 2014 | 2 minute read

Singapore-based engineering, management and technical services company Aurecon has been appointed to provide engineering services for three third-round renewable energy independent power producer procurement programme projects. The company will undertake detailed design services for the substations, grid connections and overhead lines for the 75MW Sonnedix and Prieska solar photovoltaic power plants in the Northern Cape. The contracts were awarded by the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractors for the project, SunPower, which is 66% owned by Total, and Germany’s Juwi. Sunpower, which has a manufacturing facility in Cape Town, is supplying solar modules for the projects, and the inverters will be supplied by Germany’s SMA Solar.

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