Shagaya is an 110MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Al Jahra, Kuwait. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the partially active stage. It will be developed in multiple phases. Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2018. Buy the profile here.


The project is being developed by Alghanim International General Trading and Contracting, Elecnor and Ministry of Electricity and Water, Kuwait. These companies also have ownership stakes in the project.

The Shagaya (Shagaya Phase I), will have 78.98m high towers.

Development status

Post completion of the construction, the project is expected to get commissioned in 2018.

Contractors involved

Alghanim International General Trading and Contracting and Elecnor are expected to render engineering procurement construction services for the Shagaya (Shagaya Phase I).

Shagaya (Shagaya Phase I) will be equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy G97-2.0 MW turbines. The phase consists of 5 turbines with 2MW nameplate capacity.

Elecnor and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy are expected to be contracted for rendering of operations & maintenance services for the project.

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About Alghanim International General Trading and Contracting

Alghanim International General Trading and Contracting Co (Alghanim), a subsidiary of Fouad Alghanim & Sons Group of Companies, is a civil and electro-mechanical engineering contracting company. It provides services such as installation, commissioning, operation, and maintenance of power stations, pumping stations, oil and gas pipelines, refineries, desalination plants, housing projects, and also commercial buildings. The company also constructs roads, bridges, and also other civil properties. Alghanim offers real estate services. It has an operational presence in Oman, Qatar, Lebanon, Germany, Ireland, France, Greece, Bahrain, Egypt, Malawi, the UAE, the UK, and the US. Alghanim is headquartered in Safat, Kuwait.

About Elecnor

Elecnor SA (Elecnor) is an engineering and construction company that involves in engineering, development and construction of projects relating to infrastructure, renewable energies and new technologies. The company focuses on end-to-end management of electricity, power generation, telecommunications and systems, facilities, gas, construction, maintenance, environment and water, rail and space projects. It also invests in power generation and transmission assets, primarily in the wind power and solar thermal segments, and also provides environmental services. The company has operational presence in Germany, Portugal, Mexico, Australia, Canada, the UAE, Chile, the UK and the US. Elecnor is headquartered in Madrid, Spain.

About Ministry of Electricity and Water, Kuwait

Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) is an electricity and water utility service provider. The ministry's activities include supply of water and electricity; administration of power plant projects, electricity distribution networks, electricity transmission networks, water distillation plants and water projects; observation of environmental conditions in the production of electricity and water; and operation and maintenance of the water supply network in Kuwait. It offers annual statistics and related publications for the water and electrical sectors. MEW also issues directives and instructions on matters related to energy conservation and rationalization. The ministry offers customer services such as provision of permits for water and electricity supply connections, chemical works, designing the water projects, and online services for payment of electricity and water consumption bills. MEW is headquartered in Kuwait City, Kuwait.


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