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Wind energy in Egypt: wind farm in West Bakr is progressing

Lekela Power (IPP) is planning to start work on its Ras Ghareb wind energy project in the fourth half of 2019, according to Faisal Eissa, General Manager of the Egyptian subsidiary of this independent power producer (IPP). The wind farm in West Bakr is progressing. It is located in the Gulf of Suez, about 30 … Continue reading Wind energy in Egypt: wind farm in West Bakr is progressing

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Local workforce raises first wind turbines on Western Cape wind farm

Perdekraal East has taken on the look of a wind farm almost overnight with the erection of its first turbine tower. The latest milestone for the Western Cape wind power project was also one largely undertaken with South African expertise. Some 150 workers, the majority of those involved in the installation, are hired from the … Continue reading Local workforce raises first wind turbines on Western Cape wind farm

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Lekela reaches financial close for its wind farm in Egypt

Renewable power generation company Lekela has achieved financial close for its first wind farm project in Egypt, called West Bakr Wind, according to a press statement on Thursday. The statement said that construction will shortly begin, delivering 250MW of clean, reliable power at a highly competitive price. Once the project is fully operational in 2021, … Continue reading Lekela reaches financial close for its wind farm in Egypt

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Lekela funds first wind power project in Egypt

Lekela, the renewable power generation company that delivers utility-scale projects across Africa, has reached a financial close on the 250MW West Bakr project in Egypt Lekela claimed the West Bakr wind farm would increase Egypt’s wind energy capacity by 14 per cent. The company said construction will commence soon and once the project is fully … Continue reading Lekela funds first wind power project in Egypt

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Senegal imports wind turbines for first wind farm

British renewable power company Lekela expects the wind farm, located in Taiba Ndiaye, about 100 km from the capital Dakar, to reach 158.7 megawatts (MW) by 2020. President Macky Sall is keen to make Senegal a leader in renewables in Africa, with a 30 percent target for clean energy in the coming years, of which … Continue reading Senegal imports wind turbines for first wind farm

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Wind energy in Senegal: Wind farm with Vestas´’ wind turbines

The company specialising in renewable energy production, Lekela, has officially launched the construction of the Taiba N’Diaye wind farm. With a capacity of 158.7 MW, it is located 70 km north of Dakar, the capital of Senegal. The construction of the Taiba N’Diaye wind farm has been launched in western Senegal. It is the first … Continue reading Wind energy in Senegal: Wind farm with Vestas´’ wind turbines

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Lekela wins deal to build 250 MW wind energy project in Egypt

Lekela, a leading renewable power generation company, has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) and Egypt’s Minister of Energy to develop a 250MW wind farm in the Gulf of Suez. The project forms part of the Egyptian Government’s Build, Own, Operate (BOO) framework, and is situated approximately 30 … Continue reading Lekela wins deal to build 250 MW wind energy project in Egypt

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