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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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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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TransGlobe agrees with EGPC to merge, extend & modernize its Eastern Desert Concessions

Posted: December 7, 2020 at 1:10 pm   /   Oil & Gas

TransGlobe Energy Corporation announced it has reached an agreement with the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (“EGPC”) to merge the Company’s three existing Eastern Desert concessions (the West Gharib, West Bakr and North West Gharib concessions) into a new modernized concession agreement (the “Merged Concession” or “Agreement”). The Agreement is subject to the usual Egyptian Parliamentary […]

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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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Lekela Power plans directing “most” of its investments to Egypt

Posted: August 4, 2020 at 12:50 pm   /   Renewables

Actis-backed Lekela Power is planning to funnel “most” of its investments in the coming period to Egypt, Lekela Egypt General Director Faisal Essa said last week, according to a cabinet statement. The renewable energy company plans to implement projects with a combined capacity of 500 MW in the country, Essa said, without providing details on […]

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Lekela starts construction of 250 MW West Bakr wind farm in Ras Ghareb, Egypt

Posted: February 29, 2020 at 12:59 pm   /   Renewables

Work has now started on the West Bakr wind project site in Ras Ghareb, Egypt. The 250 MW project is being developed by Lekela, an Independent Power Producer (IPP). Construction of the West Bakr wind project is currently underway. Work has recently been launched at a ceremony attended by several Egyptian officials, including the Minister […]

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Construction officially starts at Lekela’s 250 MW West Bakr wind farm

Posted: October 16, 2019 at 3:33 pm   /   Renewables

Siemens Gamesa starts work on Lekela’s 250 MW West Bakr wind plant: Siemens Gamesa has begun building a 250 MW wind plant in West Bakr in the Gulf of Suez, which is expected to increase Egypt’s wind energy capacity by 18% once completed in 2021, operator Lekela Egypt said in a statement. The company will […]

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TransGlobe Western Desert

TransGlobe starts drilling new well at South Ghazalat concession

Posted: October 25, 2018 at 11:26 am   /   Oil & Gas

TransGlobe Energy announced yesterday that it began drilling for oil at its SGZ 6X exploration well in the South Ghazalat concession in the Western Desert. The company also said that it successfully began production from two wells in West Bakr in the Eastern Desert, with output from each well currently averaging around 800 bpd, exceeding […]

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Egypt and cashflow are the key to TransGlobe Energy’s recovery

Posted: September 23, 2017 at 11:03 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Company believes Egypt still offers a fantastic opportunity for oil exploration. Egypt has been a tough place to operate for oil and gas companies in recent years, especially the western ones. Markets are also wary given the political upheaval, but Toronto and NASDAQ-listed oil producer TransGlobe Energy Corporation reckons the share price treatment it has […]

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