West Bakr Wind Farm is a 249.6MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Red Sea, Egypt. According to GlobalData, who tracks and profiles over 170,000 power plants worldwide, the project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in August 2021. Buy the profile here.


The project is developed and owned by Lekela Power.

The project generates 1,000GWh electricity and supplies enough clean energy to power 350,000 households, offsetting 550,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year. The project cost is $350m.

The project has 63.00m high towers.

Development status

The project is currently active. The project construction commenced in 2019 and subsequently entered into commercial operation in August 2021.

Power purchase agreement

Egyptian Electricity Transmission and Ministry of Electricity and Energy, Egypt are the power offtakers from the project.

Contractors involved

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected to render engineering procurement construction services for the wind power project.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy was selected as the turbine supplier for the wind power project. The project consists of 96 units of SG 2.6-114 turbines, each with 2.6MW nameplate capacity.

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy Eolica is the O&M contractor for the wind power project for a period of 15 years.

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About Lekela Power

Lekela Power BV (Lekela), a subsidiary of Actis, operates as a renewable power generation company. The company constructs, develops, owns, and operates wind and solar assets. It provides services such as project development, project management, repair and maintenance, and operation and maintenance of wind and solar plants. Lekela project portfolio includes Noupoort, Loeriesfontein 2, Khobab, Parc Eolien Taiba N'Diaye, Ayitepa, and others. It serves government, utilities and large-scale industrial projects. governments, utilities, and large-scale industrial projects. It operates wind and solar projects in Egypt, Ghana, South Africa, and Senegal. Lekela is headquartered in Amsterdam, Aruba, the Netherlands.


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