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Ahram Online: Siemens Gamesa to build 262 MW turbine in Egypt

Construction of the facility is scheduled to be complete in mid-2019, with operations expected by the end of that year.
04.01.18 | Interesting article at Ahram Online

Siemens Gamesa has secured a contract to construct a 262MW wind turbine in Egypt's Gulf of Suez in the company largest deal in the country to date, the company said on Wednesday.
The deal is part of an agreement signed between Siemens and the Egyptian government to supply gas and wind power plants to boost the country's electricity generation by 50 percent.

Under the new agreement, the Spain-based company will install 125 of its G97-2.1 MW machines in the wind farm in Ras Ghareb, the company said in a statement on its website.

Construction of the facility is scheduled to be complete in mid-2019, with operations expected by the end of that year.

The wind project is being developed by a consortium of French energy multinational Engie, Japan’s Toyota Tsusho Corporation and Eurus Energy, and Egyptian local engineering group Orascom.