We are thrilled to announce the successful development of two groundbreaking wind farm projects in Egypt - the Gulf of Suez 1 (GOS1 262.5 MW) and Gulf of Suez 2 (GOS2 504 MW) wind farms. These momentous projects exemplify ENGIE's unwavering commitment to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2045 while supporting Egypt's ambitious target of sourcing 42% of its electricity from renewable energy by 2035.
In an exclusive interview, Loïc Jaegert-Huber, Regional Director of ENGIE North Africa, shared his insights on the company's pivotal role in driving the Egyptian energy transition. He emphasized how the completion of the Gulf of Suez wind farms signifies a major step forward in pursuing a sustainable future.
Aligned with ENGIE's global vision, these wind farm developments underscore our commitment to mitigating climate change and serve as a testament to the collaborative efforts with Egypt to secure a greener, cleaner energy landscape. With the successful implementation of the Gulf of Suez projects, we are now setting our sights on expanding renewable energy capacity even further.
ENGIE plans to construct an additional 3 GW of wind power to bolster Egypt's renewable energy portfolio significantly. Moreover, we are actively exploring opportunities in desalination and renewable hydrogen initiatives, ensuring Egypt's economic growth is intertwined with environmentally conscious practices.
At ENGIE, we firmly believe that a sustainable future is attainable through innovation, partnership, and a steadfast dedication to reducing carbon emissions. As we embark on this transformative journey, we invite you to read our interview with Loïc Jaegert-Huber, where he sheds light on ENGIE's vision and unwavering commitment to driving the Egyptian energy transition.
Let's pave the way toward a greener and more prosperous Egypt for future generations. Stay tuned for more updates as we pursue a lower carbon economy.