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November 30, 2021

Hurghada Wind Farm II, Egypt

By Carmen

Hurghada Wind Farm II is a 500MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Red Sea, Egypt. The project is currently in permitting stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2024.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 500 500 Permitting Red Sea, Egypt Elsewedy Power System Projects; International Company for Water and Power Projects; Marubeni

Description

The project is being developed by Elsewedy Power System Projects, International Company for Water and Power Projects and Marubeni. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

The project cost is expected to be around $809m.

Development Status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2024.

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Contractors Involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy will be the turbine supplier for the wind power project.

About International Company for Water and Power Projects

International Company for Water and Power Projects (ACWA Power) is a developer, investor, and operator of power generation, renewable energy and desalinated water production plants. It supplies electricity and potable water to its customers in the region. It generates power through coal, thermal, oil, gas, solar and wind technologies. ACWA Power also offers operation and maintenance services to power and water desalination industry through its subsidiary, the First National Operations & Maintenance Company. The company has operations across the Middle East, Africa and Asia. ACWA Power is headquartered in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

About Marubeni

Marubeni Corp (Marubeni) is an integrated trading and investment business that operates through its domestic and overseas subsidiaries. The company provides various products and commodities such as marine products, chemicals, energy, metals and minerals, machinery, textiles, forest products and general merchandise, and pulp and paper. It also offers finance, logistics, development and construction services. The company explores transports, stores and markets natural resources. Marubeni provides insurance and reinsurance, fund and Japan real estate investment trust management and property management services, and operates transportation infrastructure projects. It has operations across North America, Central and South America, Europe, Africa, Asia, and Oceania. Marubeni is headquartered in Tokyo, Japan

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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