- Published: 21 April 2015 21 April 2015
Gamesa has signed a new contract for the turnkey construction of the Gulf of El Zayt wind farm on the Egyptian Red Sea coast, where it will install 110 of its G80-2.0MW turbines (220MW).
This project, which was awarded by the NREA (New & Renewable Energy Authority) by means of an international tender, will receive public financing from the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA). Under the scope of the agreement, Gamesa will handle the supply, installation and commissioning of a total of 110 of its G80-2.0MW turbines, starting in September 2015. The company will also handle construction of the civil engineering and electric infrastructure needed to install and operate the facility and will provide operations and maintenance services for three years. The wind farm is expected to be commissioned during the second half of 2017.