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November 23, 2021

Zafarana, Egypt

By Carmen

Zafarana is a 544.82MW onshore wind power project. It is located in Suez, Egypt. The project is currently active. It has been developed in multiple phases. Post completion of construction, the project got commissioned in April 2001.

Project Type Total Capacity (MW) Active Capacity (MW) Pipeline Capacity (MW) Project Status Project Location Project Developer
Onshore 544.82 544.82 Active Suez, Egypt

Description

The project is currently owned by New and Renewable Energy Authority with a stake of 100%.

The project generates 1,287,000MWh electricity thereby offsetting 648,000t of carbon dioxide emissions (CO2) a year.

The Zafarana (Zafarana 6), has 55m high towers.

Development Status

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The project is currently active. The project got commissioned in April 2001.

Contractors Involved

Nordex was selected to render EPC services for the wind power project.

Zafarana (Zafarana 1) is equipped with Nordex N43 (600 kW) turbines. The phase consists of 50 turbines with 0.6MW nameplate capacity.

Zafarana (Zafarana 2) is equipped with Nordex N43 (600 kW) turbines. The phase consists of 55 turbines with 0.6MW nameplate capacity.

Zafarana (Zafarana 3) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V47-660 kW turbines. The phase consists of 46 turbines with 0.66MW nameplate capacity.

Zafarana (Zafarana 4) is equipped with Vestas Wind Systems V47-660 kW turbines. The phase consists of 71 turbines with 0.66MW nameplate capacity.

Zafarana (Zafarana 5) is equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy G52-850 kW turbines. The phase consists of 100 turbines with 0.85MW nameplate capacity.

Zafarana (Zafarana 6) is equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy G52-850 kW turbines. The phase consists of 94 turbines with 0.85MW nameplate capacity.

Zafarana (Zafarana 7-I) is equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy G52-850 kW turbines. The phase consists of 64 turbines with 0.85MW nameplate capacity.

Zafarana (Zafarana 7-II) is equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy G52-850 kW turbines. The phase consists of 77 turbines with 0.85MW nameplate capacity.

Zafarana (Zafaranan 8) is equipped with Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy G52-850 kW turbines. The phase consists of 141 turbines with 0.85MW nameplate capacity.

GES Global Energy Services and Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy were contracted to render operations & maintenance services for the project.

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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