Sohag Wind Farm is a 10,000MW onshore wind power project. It is planned in Sohag, Egypt. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently at the permitting stage. It will be developed in a single phase. The project construction is likely to commence in 2025 and is expected to enter into commercial operation in 2026. Buy the profile here.

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Description

The project is being developed and currently owned by Acwa Power and Egyptian Electricity Transmission. The owners have 50% stake in the project respectively.

The project is expected to generate 50,000GWh electricity to offset 25,500,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

Development status

The project construction is expected to commence from 2025. Subsequent to that it will enter into commercial operation by 2026.

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About Acwa Power

Acwa Power Co (Acwa Power), formerly International Company for Water and Power Projects, 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 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 Egyptian Electricity Transmission

Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC), a subsidiary of Egyptian Electricity Holding Company is an electric service company that provides electrical services. The company operates, manages, and maintains electric power transmission grids on extra and high voltages. It coordinates with electricity production companies and power distribution companies to provide electric energy at voltage levels for all uses. EETC purchases electrical power from power plants, in accordance with the customer demand and supplies it to the subscribers and the distribution companies. The company’s operational regional control centers include Alexandria, Cairo, Canal, Middle Delta, West Delta, Egypt. EETC is headquartered in Cairo, Egypt.

This content was updated on 25 January 2024

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This information is drawn from GlobalData’s Power Intelligence Center, which provides detailed profiles of over 170,000 active, planned and under construction power plants worldwide from announcement through to operation across all technologies and countries worldwide.