2018 was a record-breaking year for wind turbine manufacturers in Africa, according to new research from Wood Mackenzie Power & Renewables.
The increasing number of wind energy projects underway is opening the market for specialist expertise in lifting turbine blades safely and securely.
Vestas wind turbines and components arrived at Port Autonome de Dakar for West Africa's first large-scale wind farm, Parc Eolien Taiba N’Diaye in Senegal.
Wind turbine tower sections for the 140MW Kangnas Wind Farm are being manufactured locally, on Cape Town’s West Coast, in Atlantis.
The global wind turbines market value is estimated to be $47.83bn in 2022, up from $44.75bn in 2017, largely driven by onshore deployment, according to GlobalData.