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ACWA Power

ACWA Power, Hassan Allam consortium signs deal for 1.1GW wind project in Egypt worth US$1.5 bn

Posted: June 22, 2022 at 11:43 am   /   Renewables

The 1.1 GW project is one of the largest onshore wind farms in the world and the largest in the Middle East. Agreement signed during HRH Mohammed Bin Salman, Crown Prince of Saudi Arabia’s state visit to Egypt. Project marks ACWA Power’s expansion in the country to three projects. ACWA Power, a leading Saudi developer, investor […]

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lekela

Lekela exploring potential green hydrogen, desalination projects

Posted: March 14, 2022 at 9:20 pm   /   Renewables

Lekela could branch out into green hydrogen + desalination: Renewables player Lekela Power is “actively exploring” potential green hydrogen and renewables-powered water desalination investment prospects with the government and the private sector, general manager for Egypt Faisal Issa told Enterprise. Spanish and British investors have expressed interest in working with Lekela on the desalination projects, he […]

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Lekela West Bakr

Lekela celebrates commercial operation of Egypt’s West Bakr Wind Farm

Posted: March 4, 2022 at 10:29 pm   /   Renewables

The Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy and the Chargé d’Affaires at the British Embassy in Cairo attend the event. Lekela now has over 1,000MW in operation, plus its development pipeline. Lekela, the renewable power generation company that delivers utility-scale projects across Africa, today celebrated commercial operation  of its 252MW West Bakr Wind farm in Egypt. Three months after the official start […]

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ACWA Power in advanced talks with SFE over 250MW wind farm in Gulf of Suez

Posted: February 23, 2022 at 8:44 pm   /   Renewables

ACWA Power and the sovereign wealth fund eye a new Suez wind farm: Saudi renewables company ACWA Power is in advanced talks with the Sovereign Fund of Egypt (SFE) to build a c. 250 MW wind farm in the Gulf of Suez, Al Borsa reports, citing unnamed sources who claimed a contract could be signed within weeks. […]

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Suez Canal

Hitachi Energy to connect Gulf of Suez wind farm with Egypt’s national power grid

Posted: January 19, 2022 at 7:04 pm   /   Renewables

The solution will help the country meet its renewable energy targets advancing a sustainable energy future for all. Hitachi Energy is delivering to Vestas, the world’s leading supplier of wind turbines1 and engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contractor a grid integration solution to connect the 250 megawatt Gulf of Suez 1 wind farm in Egypt, owned by the […]

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lekela

Lekela reaches Commercial Operation of 250MW West Bakr Wind Farm

Posted: November 29, 2021 at 11:00 am   /   Renewables

Lekela, the renewable power generation company that delivers utility-scale projects across Africa, today celebrates a landmark moment as it reaches commercial operation of its West Bakr Wind farm in Egypt. The project has taken less than two years to build since construction work started on site in February 2020. Comprising 96 turbines, installed by Siemens […]

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Orascom

Orascom Construction Consortium to Develop a 500 MW Build-Own-Operate Wind Farm in Egypt

Posted: October 14, 2021 at 6:42 pm   /   Renewables

Orascom Construction PLC announces that its consortium with Toyota Tsusho Corporation/Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation (Japan) and ENGIE (France) has signed an agreement with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) to develop, construct and operate a 500 MW wind farm in Ras Ghareb, Egypt for 20 years. Orascom Construction will have a 25% stake in the […]

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Hitachi ABB

Hitachi ABB Power Grids service solutions support Egypt’s largest wind power project

Posted: October 1, 2021 at 8:19 pm   /   Renewables

Protecting wind investments is as important as building them. Egypt has the benefit of abundant wind energy potential. One of the prime areas for turning steady wind into much-needed electricity is the region around Ras Ghareb, the country’s northernmost city on the African side of the Gulf of Suez. Taking advantage of strong, stable wind […]

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Lekela

Lekela Continues to Expand on Community Initiatives as it Gears-up to Deliver West Bakr Wind Farm before Year-end

Posted: September 14, 2021 at 9:38 pm   /   Renewables

After the synchronization of the first 20 turbines of its Wind Farm Project in Egypt, Lekela, the renewable power generation company that delivers utility-scale projects across Africa, is preparing to deliver its first Wind Farm project in Egypt, West Bakr, before the end of the yean providing an additional 250 MW of clean energy to […]

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Lekela: First Twenty Turbines Connected to Grid at West Bakr Wind Farm

Posted: August 3, 2021 at 11:17 am   /   Renewables

Lekela, the renewable power generation company that delivers utility-scale projects across Africa, today celebrates a landmark moment as the first 20 turbines at West Bakr Wind farm have now been successfully synchronized, with the wind farm now providing power to the grid. Synchronization is an important step to completion of the project. Now that this […]

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