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November 29, 2021

Gulf of Suez II Wind Farm, Egypt

By Carmen

Gulf of Suez II Wind Farm is a 501.7MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Red Sea, Egypt. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in single phase. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2022.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 501.7 501.7 Permitting Red Sea, Egypt Red Sea Wind Energy

Description

The project is being developed by Red Sea Wind Energy. The project is currently owned by Engie with a stake of 35%, Orascom Construction with a stake of 25%, Eurus Energy Holdings and Toyota Tsusho.

The electricitiy generated from the plant will offset 1,000,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is expected to be around $824.042m.

The project will have 63m high towers.

Development Status

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Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2022.

Contractors Involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is expected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will be the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The company is expected to provide 173 units of SG 2.9-114 turbines, each with 2.9MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy is expected to perform operations and maintenance for the wind power project for a period of 15 years.

Methodology

All power projects included in this report are drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center. The information regarding the project parameters is sourced through secondary information sources such as electric utilities, equipment manufacturers, developers, project proponent’s – news, deals and financial reporting, regulatory body, associations, government planning reports and publications. Wherever needed the information is further validated through primary from various stakeholders across the power value chain and professionals from leading players within the power sector.

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