The Sera wind farm has awarded a R36 million contract to Powertech QuadPro, which represents the first successful tender for what is the newest company in the Powertech stable. “You can be convinced of your company’s ability to do a job, but unless a customer puts its faith in you by awarding a contract, it’s all just talk,” Harry Browne, CEO of Powertech QuadPro, says.
Browne describes the substation market as the most competitive he has ever experienced. “South African projects attract between 12 and 15 bidders, which was unheard of a few years ago. It has become exceptionally difficult to win a job, and pricing is crucial.” Continue reading.