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Inauguration of the largest wind farm in Africa

On 5th November 2015, the new wind farm ‘Gulf el Zayt’ was inaugurated under the presence of delegates from all investors, including the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, as well as the EU.

The project has a budget of 340 Mio Euros, loaned by different institutions and while reducing yearly 400,000 tons of carbon and producing 800 GW per year (sufficient for around half a million people), it increases the wind energy production in Egypt by 35%. The project is supposed to meet the increasing energy need of Egypt while promoting renewable energy.


The planned construction is foreseen to be in 2016.

5.11.2015
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    German-Arab Chamber of Industry and Commerce
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    British Egyptian Business Association
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    French Chamber of Commerce in Egypt
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    Delegation of the European Union to Egypt
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    Italian Chamber of Commerce in Egypt
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