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Wednesday, 16 October 2019

Siemens Gamesa starts work on Lekela’s 250 MW West Bakr wind plant

Siemens Gamesa has begun building a 250 MW wind plant in West Bakr in the Gulf of Suez, which is expected to increase Egypt’s wind energy capacity by 18% once completed in 2021, operator Lekela Egypt said in a statement. The company will install 96 turbines through a turnkey EPC contract and provide maintenance as part of a service agreement that could run for up to 20 years. The plant will produce over 1,000 GWh per year after completion in 2021, providing power to more than 350,000 homes and increasing Egypt’s wind energy capacity by 18%.

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