Original disclosure @ EBRD website
Updated in EWS Aug 12, 2020
Disclosed by Bank Aug 7, 2020
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According to bank provided information, the project involves the provision of long-term senior debt financing of up to USD 50 million (EUR 42 million equivalent) to finance the construction of a 500 MW wind power plant located in the Gulf of Suez, approximately 40 km North-West of Ras Ghareb in Egypt. The project will be one of the largest privately developed utility scale wind power plants in Egypt and will support the country in increasing its renewable energy capacity.
Through delivery of clean power at one of the most competitive wind tariffs in the region and wider, the project will support Egypt's renewable transition and exploitation of the exceptional wind resources in the Gulf of Suez area.
The Project is expected to further improve the environmental characteristics of Egypt's power sector by reducing emissions of local pollutants and CO2, as well as water consumption.
A senior secured loan of up to USD 50 million (up to EUR 42 million equivalent) co-financed with other parties.
Red Sea Wind Energy S.A.E. (the Borrower) is a special purpose vehicle to be incorporated in Egypt for the sole purpose of developing, constructing and operating the Project. The Borrower is fully owned by ENGIE Energie Services ("ENGIE" i 35%), Toyota Tsusho Corporation & Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation Consortium (holding collectively 40%) and Orascom Construction (25%).
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Khaled El Degwy ; Jeroen Vergote
Sahara Building - Plot 185 2nd Sector, 5th Settlement 11835 New Cairo, Egypt
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