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Egypt plans to establish $1.2bn concentrated solar power plantsEgypt plans to establish $1.2bn concentrated solar power plants

Smart Engineering Solutions, in cooperation with the Ministry of Military Production, plans to launch concentrated solar power (CSP) plants and manufacture components of this system in Egypt with investments of $ 1.2bn. Osama Kamal, company’s chairperson told Daily News Egypt that they started the selection process of solar thermal companies to cooperate with, “from a … Continue reading Egypt plans to establish $1.2bn concentrated solar power plantsEgypt plans to establish $1.2bn concentrated solar power plants

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Siemens Gamesa boosts wind energy in Egypt with 250 MW

The West Bakr wind farm will generate 1,000 GWh per year and increase the installed wind capacity in the country by 18%. Siemens Gamesa will install 96 SG 2.6-114 wind turbines and perform the operation and maintenance tasks for 15 years. 70% of the work for the construction of the wind energy project will be … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa boosts wind energy in Egypt with 250 MW

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IPPs intend to supply 2,150 MW of wind power in Egypt

Sources at the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy reveal ongoing discussions with several independent power producers (IPPs). They propose to build wind farms capable of producing up to 2,150 MW. The Egyptian government has set itself the goal of consuming 20% of electricity produced from clean sources by 2022. The country has also … Continue reading IPPs intend to supply 2,150 MW of wind power in Egypt

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Egyptian government aims to achieve 7 GW of wind energy by 2022

Global Energy Services (GES), a Spanish company will produce 263 MW of renewable energy in Egypt, thanks to a wind farm whose construction is planned to start before the end of 2018. The Spanish company Global Energy Services (GES) has announced that it will start construction of a wind farm in Egypt before the end … Continue reading Egyptian government aims to achieve 7 GW of wind energy by 2022

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Siemens Gamesa lands 262 MW wind turbine supply

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) has secured a new order for the installation of 125 of its G97-2.1MW turbines (total capacity of 262.5 MW) at the Egyptian wind farm Gulf of Suez, of Ras Ghareb Wind Energy SA. Specifically, the company received this order from the consortium comprised by the French energy group ENGIE, the … Continue reading Siemens Gamesa lands 262 MW wind turbine supply

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Egypt to build the largest wind farm in the MENA

In an effort to boost renewable energy in Egypt and establish Egypt as a leading player in environmental development, the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy initiated a LE 5 billion project to build the largest wind farm in the Middle East, locates in the Suez Bay, funding the project through investments of several international entities, reported Al-Ahram … Continue reading Egypt to build the largest wind farm in the MENA

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Egypt plans to produce 20% of its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2022

The vista in the central province of Minya is as empty as far as the eye can see except for rows and rows of solar panels and the blue sky above. The panels are helping Amr al- Saad’s 8-month-old power sta­tion address the worsening issue of brownouts and blackouts in the area. “A few years … Continue reading Egypt plans to produce 20% of its electricity from renewable energy sources by 2022

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Wind energy in Egypt: Gamesa wins EPC contracts for two wind farms

Gamesa will install 80 of its G80-2.0 MW wind turbines in the Gabbal El Zayt region, located along the Red Sea coastline. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has secured two new EPC orders for the construction of two wind farms in Egypt. The facilities will have combined capacity of 160 MW and … Continue reading Wind energy in Egypt: Gamesa wins EPC contracts for two wind farms

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Expanding investments in wind energy and solar power can free up Egypt’s carbon energy

Expanding investments in wind energy and solar power can free up Egypt’s carbon energy, reduce fiscal spending and create job, said a report released by consultancy PWC here on Sunday. For the biggest Arab country with a population of 86.9 million, its oil and gas reserves are a two-edged sword and developing renewable energy will … Continue reading Expanding investments in wind energy and solar power can free up Egypt’s carbon energy

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Building Energy wins its first solar power project in Egypt

Building Energy, an Italian independent power producer from renewable sources, announces the signing of a MoU with the New & Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) for two 50 MW photovoltaic plants in Benban, Upper Egypt. The 200-million-dollar project was awarded by the New & Renewable Energy Authority of the Ministry of Electricity & Renewable Energy of … Continue reading Building Energy wins its first solar power project in Egypt

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IFC promotes financing for renewable energy projects in Egypt

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Egyptian Banking Institute co-hosted a workshop in Cairo to highlight the investment opportunities emerging in Egypt in renewable energy, promote financing for such projects and encourage best practice in the field.   The pioneering one-day training session, supported by the Danish Government and held in … Continue reading IFC promotes financing for renewable energy projects in Egypt

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El Sewedy Electric to develop solar power plant in Upper Egypt

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi told an Abu Dhabi energy conference in January that Egypt aimed to build solar and wind energy plants over the next three years with the aim of producing 4,300 megawatts.   Egyptian cable maker El Sewedy Electric said on Sunday it had entered into an agreement to develop a 50 … Continue reading El Sewedy Electric to develop solar power plant in Upper Egypt

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Siemens inks 600 wind turbines and an installed wind power of 2 GW deal with Egypt

Siemens signed an 8 billion euro deal ($9 billion) with Egypt on Wednesday to supply gas and wind power plants to boost the North African country’s electricity generation by 50 percent. The deal, signed during an official visit of Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi to Germany, is Siemens’ single biggest order and gives a much-needed … Continue reading Siemens inks 600 wind turbines and an installed wind power of 2 GW deal with Egypt

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Wind energy in Egypt: Siemens to build Wind Turbines Blades Factory

Egypt’s state-owned New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) plans to start construction works on the country’s first factory to produce wind turbines blades soon, chairman Mohamed Salah ElSobki announced Monday.   The Egyptian official further clarified that the project would be built in cooperation with German industrial group Siemens, with total investment cost of US$100 … Continue reading Wind energy in Egypt: Siemens to build Wind Turbines Blades Factory

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AfDB may offer $400m to Egypt wind power project

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) is considering providing $400 million for the development of a wind power project in Egypt. The project which will have a public-private partnership requires a total investment of $1.5 billion, according to the Amwal Al Ghad magazine report. The wind farm backing will represent a portion of AfDB’s planned … Continue reading AfDB may offer $400m to Egypt wind power project

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Abengoa signs a MoU with Egypt to cooperate in the development of the national Concentrated Solar Power

This MoU sets cooperation terms for the development of dispatchable concentrated solar power plants, in particular Solar Thermal Electricity (STE), in Egypt. Abengoa (MCE: ABG.B/P SM /NASDAQ: ABGB), the international company that applies innovative technology solutions for sustainability in the energy and environmental sectors, signed today a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the New and … Continue reading Abengoa signs a MoU with Egypt to cooperate in the development of the national Concentrated Solar Power

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Access Power agrees Egypt solar power plant deal, in talks for wind energy scheme

Access Power said on Wednesday it had agreed a deal with Egypt’s government to build a 65 megawatt (MW) solar power plant and was in talks for a wind power scheme in the North African country which would generate 50 MW of power.   The developer and operator of power projects in the Middle East … Continue reading Access Power agrees Egypt solar power plant deal, in talks for wind energy scheme

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Wind energy in Egypt: Gamesa wind turbines for turnkey construction of a 220-MW wind farm

Gamesa has signed a new contract for the turnkey construction of the Gulf of El Zayt wind farm on the Egyptian Red Sea coast, where it will install 110 of its G80-2.0 MW turbines (220 MW). This project, which was awarded by the NREA (New & Renewable Energy Authority) by means of an international tender, … Continue reading Wind energy in Egypt: Gamesa wind turbines for turnkey construction of a 220-MW wind farm

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Wind energy in Egypt: Siemens produce wind turbines for the wind power sector

“Wind power is clean and renewable, and will strengthen Egypt’s energy security at this important point in its history. Adding two gigawatt will be a significant step towards diversifying the country’s energy mix”, said Markus Tacke, CEO Siemens Wind Power and Renewables Division. “Egypt has great potential for wind power generation, especially in the Gulf … Continue reading Wind energy in Egypt: Siemens produce wind turbines for the wind power sector

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Egypt aims to build solar power plants and wind energy facilities with 4,300 megawatts

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi said that Egypt aims to build solar power plants and wind energy facilities within the next three years, with a total capacity of 4,300 megawatts.   Egypt signed a memorandum of understanding with global energy groups to generate electricity using solar power in a bid to face increasing demand for energy, … Continue reading Egypt aims to build solar power plants and wind energy facilities with 4,300 megawatts

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