EDF Energies Nouvelles SA, a unit of Electricite de France SA, today said its started its first wind farm in South Africa.

The Grassridge wind farm located in Eastern Cape province comprises 20 turbines for a total capacity of 61.5 megawatts, EDF said in a statement on its website. The facility is the first of three awarded to EDF in 2012 under a competitive tender for clean-power projects held by the government, it said.

Source: Bloomberg