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Engie, Orascom inaugurate Egypt’s largest wind farm at Ras Ghareb

Posted: December 8, 2019 at 2:06 pm   /   Renewables

ENGIE and its consortium partners inaugurated today the 262.5 MW Ras Ghareb wind park, Egypt’s first private and largest wind farm. Ras Ghareb project started commercial operation in October 2019, 6 weeks ahead of schedule. It is the first wind farm tendered on a Build-Own-Operate (BOO) scheme in the country and is part of the […]

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Actis, Engie, Datang are all in running for stake in Egypt’s Siemens plants

Posted: November 15, 2019 at 2:42 pm   /   Electricity & Power

More details on potential investors in Egypt’s Siemens combined-cycle power plants: Actis, France’s Engie, and China Datang Overseas Investment are all competing alongside Blackstone’s Zarou to acquire a stake in the Siemens / Orascom Construction / Elsewedy Electric combined-cycle power plants, according to Bloomberg. Sources in the Electricity Ministry had said earlier this week that […]

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Orascom announces full commercial operation of Ras Ghareb Wind Farm

Posted: November 5, 2019 at 3:44 pm   /   Renewables

Orascom Construction Announces the Full Commercial Operation of Egypt’s Largest Renewable Energy Project Ahead of Schedule. Orascom Construction PLC announces that construction and commissioning at Ras Ghareb Wind Energy project in Egypt is complete 45 days ahead of schedule. With this milestone in place, the wind farm has been fully connected to the grid and […]

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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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Engie-Orascom-Toyota win contract for 250 MW wind farm in Ras Gharib

Posted: November 1, 2017 at 12:52 pm   /   Renewables

ENGIE wins renewable energy project in Egypt and will develop a 250 MW wind power park. ENGIE has signed a contract to build, own and operate (BOO) a 250 MW wind farm together with its consortium partners Toyota Tsusho Corporation/Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation (40%) and Orascom Construction Limited (20%).  The wind farm will be located […]

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Video: Siemens Egypt Megaproject – Connecting plant and sea

Posted: October 26, 2017 at 9:47 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Watch how Siemens and the local partner Orascom Construction install offshore pipelines to bring the cooling water to the Burullus power plant. Another mile stone towards more electricity for Egypt. Learn more about the project here: http://www.siemens.com/egyptmegaproject (Source: Siemens AG)

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Video: Steaming ahead – Egypt Megaproject hits two more milestones (Siemens)

Posted: July 15, 2017 at 3:24 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Watch how Siemens places together with its local partners, Orascom Construction and Elsewedy Electric, the low pressure steam turbine rotor in Beni Suef and proceeds with the erection of the Heat Recovery Steam Generator in Burullus. Two mile stones towards more electricity for Egypt. Learn more about the project here: www.siemens.com/egyptmegaproject (Source: Siemens AG)

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Orascom signs contract for $100m Egyptian power plant at Walideya

Posted: July 5, 2017 at 2:54 pm   /   Electricity & Power

The company would carry out full civil works for the plant, which is based at Walideya, close to its existing power plant project in Assiut. The contractor Orascom Construction has signed a contract worth US$100 million to build a new steam turbine power plant in Egypt. The Abu Dhabi-based company, whose shares are listed on […]

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Video: Siemens Egypt Megaproject – 4.8 GW in 18 months – Celebrating the connection to the grid

Posted: March 8, 2017 at 3:00 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Together with its local partners, Orascom Construction and Elsewedy Electric, Siemens celebrated a major mile stone in the Egypt Megaproject and broke all records in modern power plant construction by connecting 4.8 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity to the grid in only 18 months. Learn more about the project here: http://www.siemens.com/egyptmegaproject (Source: Siemens AG)

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Orascom: New Capital and Burullus Power Plants formally inaugurated

Posted: March 5, 2017 at 1:54 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Orascom Construction Limited (NASDAQ Dubai: OC; EGX: ORAS) announces the formal inauguration of the first phase of New Capital and Burullus (pictured above) Power Plants, which will be the largest gas-fired combined cycle power plants in the world once complete. The ceremony was attended by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El […]

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