Siemens secured an order of 157 wind turbines for three projects in South Africa's Northern Cape from Mainstream Renewable Power. The 2.3-MW Siemens G2 turbines will be installed at the wind power plants Khobab, Loeriesfontein 2 and Noupoort, with a combined generation capacity of 360 MW. The new contract includes a service and maintenance agreement for a period of 10 years. All projects will be equipped with the Siemens SWT-2.3-108 wind turbine with a rotor diameter of 108 meters and towers with a hub height of 99.5 meters. Turbine installation will start in August 2015.