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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 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’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’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 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: 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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Siemens Gamesa: Egypt – Wind brings clean energy, growth and hope

Posted: November 22, 2020 at 12:53 pm   /   Renewables

To understand sustainable development, you need to look no further than Siemens Gamesa’s recent wind energy projects at Ras Ghareb, Egypt. From supporting health and education at the Ras Ghareb wind energy project, to providing employment and protecting biodiversity at the West Bakr wind farm, these projects are not just about providing clean electricity. Soaring […]

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Egypt’s Cabinet approves three E&P Agreements with Eni, BP, Enpedco

Posted: November 5, 2020 at 12:28 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Three bills that authorize the Oil Ministry to sign oil exploration contracts earned cabinet signoff. IEOC, Eni’s joint venture with the EGPC, and Russian firm Lukoil will explore and develop the Meleiha concession in the Western Desert, while a second contract between the EGPC and BP for the South Ghareb Offshore concession in the Gulf […]

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Six companies bidding for Gebel El Zeit wind plant’s O&M contract

Posted: October 1, 2020 at 1:18 pm   /   Renewables

Six foreign and local companies are planning to bid for a five-year operation and maintenance contract for the New and Renewable Energy Authority’s (NREA) 220 MW wind plant in the Gabal El Zeit complex in the Gulf of Suez, the local press reports, quoting unnamed sources. The companies include Denmark’s Vestas, Siemens Gamesa, Voltalia, China […]

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Egypt, Vestas sign agreement for 250 MW wind farm in Gulf of Suez

Posted: August 20, 2020 at 1:13 pm   /   Renewables

Egypt, Vestas-led intl group agree to build 250-MW wind farm Egypt’s New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) and an Italian-French-Chilean alliance led by Danish turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems A/S have signed an agreement to realise a 250-MW wind project in the Gulf of Suez. Involving an investment of around EUR 228 million (USD 270.2m), […]

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