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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 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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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 West Bakr

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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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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Six companies bidding for Gebel El Zeit wind plant’s O&M contract

Posted: October 1, 2020 at 1:18 pm   /   Renewables

Six foreign and local companies are planning to bid for a five-year operation and maintenance contract for the New and Renewable Energy Authority’s (NREA) 220 MW wind plant in the Gabal El Zeit complex in the Gulf of Suez, the local press reports, quoting unnamed sources. The companies include Denmark’s Vestas, Siemens Gamesa, Voltalia, China […]

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