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2010

The Gulf of El Zayt Wind Farm Project (Egypt)

Egypte

Titre : The Gulf of El Zayt Wind Farm Project (Egypt)

Pays : Egypte
Localisation : Gulf of El Zayt

Date : 2010 – 2018

Objectifs
This windfarm located on the West bank of the Gulf of Suez has three main objectives : * Expanding electricity production from renewable energy sources * Improving access to electricity for the Egyptian population. * Contributing to global environmental protection by producing environmentally sound electrical energy and avoiding the generation of CO2 emissions.

Présentation
This important infrastructure project is a ’blending operation’, combining EU grant funding with local funds and loans provided by European Financing Institutions (KfW and EIB). Its overall objective is to improve and widen access to electricity for the Egyptian population, while putting emphasis on ensuring the generation of environmentally friendly electrical energy and reduction of CO2 emissions at a reasonable economic cost. The specific objective of the action is to construct a wind farm of up to 200 MW on the West Bank of the Gulf of Suez in the Gulf of El Zayt.

Coordinateur : The Kredit Anstalt fuer Wiederaufbau (KfW), Germany

Contribution UE : EUR 30 000 000 EUR

European External Action Service (EEAS)

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