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Adama wind farm in Ethiopia begins construction

9 July 2013 – The Adama wind project made further progress recently with it having awarded Chinese wind turbine maker Sany a contract to supply a hundred-and-two 1.5 MW turbines in a contract worth US$95 million.

According to Sany Heavy Industry president Xiang Wenbo, it is China’s largest single wind turbine export deal. The Adama wind farm, an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) project constructed built Chinese government preferential loans, was planned to begin construction in June and is expected to enter operation in 2014.