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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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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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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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Lekela

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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EBRD provides $252 million loan for 250 MW wind farm in Gulf of Suez

Posted: August 14, 2019 at 1:04 pm   /   Renewables

EBRD, IFC and OPIC providing US$ 252 million loan to a project company owned by Lekela Power BV Funds will finance 250MW wind farm in the Gulf of Suez Clean energy expected to reduce CO2 emissions by 550,000 tons per year The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is stepping up its support for […]

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Sisi inaugurates world’s largest wind farm at Gabal El-Zeit

Posted: July 24, 2018 at 8:10 pm   /   Renewables

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Tuesday has inaugurated a number of new electricity mega projects in the country, including the Gabal El-Zeit wind farm that is considered the largest in the world. Launched in 2015 in the Red Sea governorate, the Gabal El-Zeit wind farm has a total of 300 wind turbines with an […]

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Egypt signs contract for $400 mn Gulf of Suez wind farm

Posted: March 7, 2018 at 1:10 pm   /   Renewables

The project is expected to produce 250 MW of energy. The state-owned Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company on Tuesday signed an agreement with a Toyota-Engie-Orascom alliance to establish and develop a wind farm in the Gulf of Suez. The prime minister Sherif Ismail, the minister of electricity Mohammed Shaker, the minister of investment and international cooperation […]

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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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Siemens Gamesa lands 262 MW supply of wind turbines for Ras Ghareb farm

Posted: January 4, 2018 at 3:54 pm   /   Renewables

Siemens Gamesa nabs 262-MW order in Egypt Wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy SA today announced a 262-MW order for the Gulf of Suez wind farm in Egypt. The order, signed in the final quarter of 2017, was secured from a consortium made up of French utility Engie, Japanese power companies Toyota Tsusho Corp […]

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