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Vestas

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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Ras Ghareb

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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EDF becomes strategic shareholder in KarmSolar, Egypt’s solar power developer and supplier

Posted: November 25, 2019 at 3:27 pm   /   Renewables

EDF Renewables becomes a strategic shareholder of KarmSolar, a developer and supplier of solar power in Egypt. EDF Renewables, the renewable energy subsidiary of EDF Group and KarmSolar, a developer and supplier of solar power in Egypt, are entering into a strategic partnership in the development of distributed solar in Egypt. As part of this partnership, […]

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Ecomondo

Italian Exhibition Group open Ecomondo & Key Energy in Rimini, Italy

Posted: November 6, 2019 at 4:14 pm   /   Renewables

Italian Minister for the Environment Costa: “Ecomondo is the most important Green Ecology Show in the World”. Also representing the Government, Riccardo Fraccaro, Undersecretary to the Presidency of the Council of Ministers, and Antonio Misiani, Undersecretary for Economy and Finance; Message from Stefano Patuanelli, Minister for Economic Development. From new models of circular economy development to […]

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Gama Construction completes 6 solar PV power plants in Benban totaling 360 MW

Posted: November 6, 2019 at 10:46 am   /   Renewables

With a total of 360MW: GAMA Construction announces completion of 6 PV Power Plants in Benban. As part of GAMA Construction’s strategy to contribute in the development of the Egyptian economy and infrastructure, the company announced the completion and delivery of all its 6 PV Power Plants in Benban Solar Park – one of the […]

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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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SolarizEgypt

SolarizEgypt to build solar power plants for Port Said industrial complex

Posted: November 5, 2019 at 3:38 pm   /   Renewables

SolarizEgypt is set to equip an industrial complex in Port Said with solar power plants to generate energy for 22 of the 58 facilities in the complex, Al Mal reports. The plants will generate a combined total of 569 MW of clean energy, and will receive an undisclosed amount of financing from the United Nations […]

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EDF

French EDF Renewables reportedly to invest $25 million in KarmSolar

Posted: November 4, 2019 at 10:41 am   /   Renewables

EDF to invest USD 25 million in KarmSolar this year: French energy company EDF Renewables is reportedly in advanced talks to invest as much as USD 25 million in KarmSolar before the end of the year, sources familiar with the matter told the press. An agreement is expected to be officially announced “in days,” the […]

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Ras Ghareb Wind

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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Benban ISS

New EBRD video introduces Benban, the world’s largest solar project

Posted: October 29, 2019 at 12:41 pm   /   Renewables

The $4 billion Benban solar power park is complete. Built over the course of more than two years, all the plots at Africa’s largest solar park are now operational, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) said yesterday. The EBRD, the project’s largest financial backers, produced a video showing the “modern-day miracle” from space, […]

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