EGYPT

Gamesa On For Egypt Wind Farm

Egypt’s New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) has awarded a €220mn turnkey contract to Spain’s Gamesa for the 220MW Gulf of El Zayt wind farm on the western Red Sea coast. Gamesa says that the plant is expected to start up in 2H 2017.

Gamesa will supply, install and commission the farm’s 110 turbines, beginning in September 2015. The company will construct the civil and electrical infrastructure and provide operation and...