60MW Red Sea Power Wind Farm Project in Ghoubet, Djibouti

The first wind farm project in Djibouti, representing a significant milestone for the country on its path towards achieving its goal of 100% electricity from renewable sources by 2030.

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Project Sponsors

The wind farm project is being developed by the Africa Finance Corporation, FMO (the Dutch Development Bank), Climate Fund Managers and Great Horn Investment Holdings through Red Sea Power, a company incorporated in Djibouti to develop, construct, own and operate the project.

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About Red Sea Power

The Project

Project Sponsors

About the Project

The Red Sea Power Project involves the construction and operation of a c.60 MW Wind Farm, and interconnection facilities bitcoin casino comprising of a 220MVA substation and 5km overhead transmission line to connect to the Electricite de Djibouti (“EDD”) substation. The Project is located 120km outside the city.

The Ghoubet substation is part of the c.74km high voltage double circuit transmission line, being constructed by Shanghai Electric Power (“SEP”) on behalf of Electricité De Djibouti.

The project is the first wind farm project in Djibouti, representing bitcoin casino a significant milestone for the country on its path towards achieving its goal of 100% of electricity from renewable sources by 2030.

 

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Red Sea Power Project Rationale

70 %

of country’s energy imported from Ethiopia

75 %

Increase in demand for supply in the last 10 years

67 MW

amount effective generation capacity is limited to.

60 MW

Amount Red Sea Power is adding to the grid by 2021

The project is expected to avoid approximately 150,000 metric tons CO2 emissions/year.