Middle East Economic Survey


No 7



Egypt Orders Wind Turbines From Spains Gamesa

Egypt has ordered 284 wind turbines from Spains wind energy company Gamesa Corporacion Tecnologia with two turnkey contracts worth a total of 280mn. The turbines will generate 241mw of power and be installed at two windfarms beginning during the second half of 2008 in Zafarana on the Red Sea. Gamesa has previously sold wind turbines to Egypt and the latest contracts bring its total wind power...