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Gamesa lands a contract to supply 200 MW in Egypt and maintain the turbines for 5 years

Madrid, Spain - Gamesa has signed a contract with NREA (New & Renewable Energy Authority) to deliver 200 MW of turbines to wind energy projects in the Gulf of El-Zayt, on Egypt's Red Sea coast.

The project is financed by multilateral funding from Germany's kfW Development Bank, the European Investment Bank (EIB) and the European Union via the Neighbourhood Investment Facility (NIF). NREA was advised by Danish consulting firm Carl Bro (Grontmij).

Gamesa will supply a total of 100 of its G80-2.0 MW turbines. It will also perform turbine assembly, erection and start-up services and provide operation and maintenance services for a period of five years. Gamesa will begin manufacturing the turbines destined for this contract in 2012, with delivery scheduled over the course of 2013.

Gamesa also operates in Tunisia and Morocco, delivering and installing wind turbines generators; as well as providing operation and maintenance services. The company has installed around 800 MW in the North of Africa and builds 103 MW in Tunisia.



Source: IWR Online, 27 Dec 2011