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Orascom

Orascom Construction Consortium to Develop a 500 MW Build-Own-Operate Wind Farm in Egypt

Posted: October 14, 2021 at 6:42 pm   /   Renewables

Orascom Construction PLC announces that its consortium with Toyota Tsusho Corporation/Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation (Japan) and ENGIE (France) has signed an agreement with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) to develop, construct and operate a 500 MW wind farm in Ras Ghareb, Egypt for 20 years. Orascom Construction will have a 25% stake in the […]

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Hitachi ABB

Hitachi ABB Power Grids service solutions support Egypt’s largest wind power project

Posted: October 1, 2021 at 8:19 pm   /   Renewables

Protecting wind investments is as important as building them. Egypt has the benefit of abundant wind energy potential. One of the prime areas for turning steady wind into much-needed electricity is the region around Ras Ghareb, the country’s northernmost city on the African side of the Gulf of Suez. Taking advantage of strong, stable wind […]

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fugro-quickvision

A first for Egypt as Fugro revolutionises subsea installation for GUPCO

Posted: August 12, 2021 at 7:35 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Fugro has revolutionised a subsea installation programme for Gulf of Suez Petroleum Company (GUPCO) with its innovative QuickVision® technology. Used for the first time in Egypt, the contactless positioning solution replaced the conventional survey sensors typically attached to subsea structures during installation. Under a contract with Dragon Oil (GUPCO), Fugro delivered subsea positioning support for […]

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lekela

Lekela: First Twenty Turbines Connected to Grid at West Bakr Wind Farm

Posted: August 3, 2021 at 11:17 am   /   Renewables

Lekela, the renewable power generation company that delivers utility-scale projects across Africa, today celebrates a landmark moment as the first 20 turbines at West Bakr Wind farm have now been successfully synchronized, with the wind farm now providing power to the grid. Synchronization is an important step to completion of the project. Now that this […]

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Zaafarana

Belectric, CCC sign contract for Egypt’s 50MW Zaafarana solar plant

Posted: April 7, 2021 at 12:57 pm   /   Renewables

A consortium of Germany’s Belectric and Athens-headquartered Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) has been awarded a contract to build and operate a 50MW photovoltaic (PV) solar plant in Zafarana, Egypt. The consortium signed the contract with Egypt’s New & Renewable Energy Authority (Nrea) on 5 April. Egypt’s Electricity Minister Mohammed Shaker attended the signing ceremony in […]

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Shelf_Drilling

Shelf Drilling secures jack-up rig contract extension from Petrobel

Posted: March 27, 2021 at 12:03 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has secured a contract extension for one of its jack-up drilling rigs for operations in Egypt. Shelf Drilling said on Thursday that the two-year contract extension for the Trident 16 jack-up rig is in direct continuation of its current term with Belayim Petroleum Company (Petrobel) for operations in the Gulf […]

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Lekela Women

Lekela’s Apprenticeship Program Embraces Women’s Empowerment Efforts

Posted: March 18, 2021 at 1:24 pm   /   Renewables

In its pursuit to empowering women and embracing gender equality, Lekela, the renewable power generation company that delivers utility-scale projects across Africa, is taking the opportunity of the Egyptian Women’s Day, to launch a new initiative, inviting three local young females from the city of Ras Ghareb to its Apprenticeship Program at West Bakr Wind […]

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Lekela West Bakr

Lekela’s West Bakr Wind Farm reaches 1 Million Man-Hours without Lost Time Incidents

Posted: March 1, 2021 at 6:16 pm   /   Renewables

West Bakr Wind, Lekela’s 250MW project in Egypt, celebrates a new milestone today, as it reaches 1 million hours of work with no Lost Time Incidents (LTIs), i.e., an incident that results in an employee missing work due to an injury. To commemorate this achievement, Lekela celebrated with its workers and subcontractors onsite with the […]

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ADES

ADES lands six-month jack-up rig deal in Egypt’s Gulf of Suez

Posted: January 27, 2021 at 12:21 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Oil and gas drilling rig contractor ADES has secured a new contract for the Admarine 5 jack-up drilling rig in the Gulf of Suez, Egypt. “The contract, secured with a top-tier client, covers a firm six-month period with the option to extend for an additional six months, further strengthening ADES’s position and revenue visibility in […]

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lekela

Lekela: 250MW West Bakr Wind Farm celebrates installation of first turbine

Posted: December 23, 2020 at 8:58 pm   /   Renewables

Lekela, the renewable power generation company that delivers utility-scale projects across Africa, today announced the successful installation of the first turbine at its 250MW West Bakr wind project in Egypt. The installation marks an important step for the project, which began construction in February. In total, 96 turbines will be installed by Siemens Gamesa, with […]

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