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Vestas awarded tender for Egypt’s Ras Ghareb 250 MW wind plant

Posted: February 4, 2020 at 3:49 pm   /   Renewables

The New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) has awarded the tender to build Lekela Egypt’s EUR 260 mn, 250 MW wind plant in Ras Ghareb to Danish firm Vestas, sources in the Electricity Ministry told Al Mal. The final contract is expected to be signed this month after the NREA agrees terms with the company. […]

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German Belectric wins contract for 50 MW solar plant in Zaafarana

Posted: January 26, 2020 at 3:17 pm   /   Renewables

The German company Belectric has been selected by the Egyptian authorities to develop the Zafarana solar photovoltaic project. It will supply 50 MWp to the national grid in Egypt. Several companies had been shortlisted for the construction of the future Zafaran solar photovoltaic power plant in the Gulf of Suez in north-eastern Egypt. These included […]

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Egypt’s NREA reviews Vestas’ bid for 250 MW Ras Ghareb wind plant

Posted: December 11, 2019 at 12:42 pm   /   Renewables

The New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) is reviewing the offer Denmark’s Vestas submitted in the tender to build a 250 MW wind energy plant in Ras Ghareb, and will make a decision within weeks, sources told the local press. Vestas is currently the only company bidding for the contract, after other bidders had either […]

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Toyota-OC-Engie alliance begins trial run at 250 MW Ras Ghareb wind farm

Posted: November 3, 2019 at 12:08 pm   /   Renewables

A consortium comprised of Orascom Construction (OC), Engie, and Toyota Tsusho Corporation began trial runs on its 250 MW wind farm in Ras Ghareb, sources in the New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) told the local press. The sources said that testing began two weeks ago, with full commercial operation expected to begin before the […]

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Siemens Gamesa acquires 97% of wind energy market share in Egypt

Posted: December 8, 2018 at 2:02 pm   /   Renewables

Siemens Gamesa Renewable: The largest wind energy company in Egypt. The company acquires 97% of the market share of wind energy in Egypt and 53% in Africa. Gabel El Zayt and Zaafarana are the largest projects in the Egyptian market and the company contributes 986 MW of wind energy in Egypt to date. Siemens is […]

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IRENA’s Director meets President Sisi to discuss Egypt’s energy future

Posted: October 14, 2018 at 6:18 pm   /   Renewables

Mr. Adnan Z. Amin, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency met Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi yesterday during a high-level visit to the country. Mr. Amin was in Cairo to launch the Agency’s Renewable Energy Outlook: Egypt report, during the first Egypt Renewable Energy Conference co-organised by IRENA, the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, and the […]

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Egypt signs €20 mn deal with Spain’s TSK for Kom Ombo solar park

Posted: September 16, 2018 at 3:03 pm   /   Renewables

Egypt’s New and Renewable Energy Authority NREA and the Spanish energy giant TSK Grupo signed on Thursday a contract to set up a 26 MW photovoltaic plant, also known as a solar park, in Kom Ombo in Aswan, Upper Egypt, valued at a total of 20 million euros. “The plant will be built over an […]

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Egypt inaugurates first phase of 1.8 GW Benban solar park

Posted: March 16, 2018 at 2:05 pm   /   Renewables

Infinity Solar inaugurated its 50 MW power plant as part of Benban solar park. Egypt’s Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker inaugurated on Tuesday the first phase of Egypt’s Benban solar park in Aswan, set to be largest in the world upon completion at 1.8 GW total capacity, Arabic Ahram news website reported. The event marks […]

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Masdar plans to invest in 500 MW of solar power generation in Egypt

Posted: January 23, 2018 at 1:25 pm   /   Renewables

A week after its wind announcement, Masdar says it plans to invest in up to 500 MW of solar power generation capacity in Egypt. UAE’s Masdar presented the New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) with plans to develop solar power plants with a combined capacity of 500 MW, authority sources told Al Mal. The plants […]

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Masdar eyes investment opportunities in Egypt's wind energy sector

Posted: January 15, 2018 at 2:00 pm   /   Renewables

UAE clean energy firm Masdar is eyeing opportunities in “the burgeoning Egyptian wind sector,” CEO Mohamed Al Ramahi tells the National in an exclusive. The company is looking at a collaboration between Egyptian companies and Japan’s Marubeni to develop about 800 MW of wind projects across the country. “Basically we will put our portfolio together […]

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