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THE FUTURE IS BLOWING IN THE WIND

DCD Wind Towers is a R300m, 23 000m2 manufacturing facility located at the Coega Industrial Development Zone (IDZ) in the Eastern Cape, and is a joint initiative between the DCD Group, the Industrial Development Corporation (IDC) and the Coega Development Corporation (CDC). We take a look.

DCD Wind Towers Constructing a renewable energy future
On the website for DCD Group’s brand-new Wind Tower division, a clock counts down to the opening of its 23,000 sqm, R300 million factory in the Coega Development Zone, Port Elizabeth. This state-of-the-art facility, the first wind tower in South Africa, will commence production in January, 2014. With equipment currently being installed, it marks the latest phase of the country’s major drive into renewable energy.
Wind energy blows in significant opportunities for South Africa
Wind power projects will assist in providing not only power for the national grid but also much-needed skills development and job opportunities, renewable-energy company DCD Energy marketing manager Hendrik Schoeman tells Engineering News.
Wind tower factory for Coega

THE Nelson Mandela Bay Business Chamber has welcomed the investment in a wind tower manufacturing facility valued R300m in Coega Development Zone by the DCD group.

Wind may be key to EC's industrial renaissance

THE sod-turning of the DCD wind tower manufacturing plant in the Coega IDZ last week was important, not only because of the jobs it will create or the fact that it is yet another sign of confidence in the zone, but because of the fact that it is in the non-automotive manufacturing sector.

Products
  • Wind Turbine towers
  • Assembly of Turbine Nacelle
  • Flanges
  • Foundation rings
  • Foundation base
  • Wind Turbine blades