Vergnet completed work on Samoa’s first wind farm on the island of Upolu this August, in partnership with Masdar.
Upolu is located off the east coast of mainland Samoa in the Pacific Ocean and is home to almost 75% of the Samoan population. The completion of this wind project is significant for the island as it will supply 1,500 MWh of power per year and will reduce the island’s carbon dioxide footprint by more than 1,000 tonnes per annum.
Vergnet has a significant track record in developing wind turbines particularly suited to insular environments. This is well demonstrated in Samoa, as the innovative ‘cyclone proof’ technology allows the turbines to withstand the extreme weather experienced in the region...Read More