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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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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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Vestas

Egypt, Vestas sign agreement for 250 MW wind farm in Gulf of Suez

Posted: August 20, 2020 at 1:13 pm   /   Renewables

Egypt, Vestas-led intl group agree to build 250-MW wind farm Egypt’s New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) and an Italian-French-Chilean alliance led by Danish turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems A/S have signed an agreement to realise a 250-MW wind project in the Gulf of Suez. Involving an investment of around EUR 228 million (USD 270.2m), […]

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Denmark’s Vestas to sign agreement for 250 MW Ras Ghareb Wind Plant

Posted: August 18, 2020 at 12:46 pm   /   Renewables

The New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) is set to sign today a final contract with Denmark’s Vestas to establish a EUR 260, 250 MW wind power plant in Ras Ghareb, the local press reports, citing unnamed sources. The NREA had awarded the tender to Vestas back in February. The German Development Bank (KfW) and […]

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EBRD to provide $50m long-term loan for Egypt’s Ras Ghareb wind plant

Posted: August 9, 2020 at 1:35 pm   /   Renewables

EBRD to provide long-term loan to Egypt for large wind plant in Gulf of Suez: The EBRD has approved a USD 50 mn long-term loan to help finance a USD 560 mn, 500 MW wind power plant in the Gulf of Suez. The plant, which will be located approximately 40 km northwest of Ras Ghareb, […]

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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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