Germany to fund wind power project in Egypt
Egypt's Minister of Electricity, Hassan Younes, said the German government had agreed to finance Al-Za'afrana wind power station whose total cost is put at US$98 million and due to be operational in three years.
A German delegation will arrive next month for talks with the Ministry's officials in this regard. According to local press reports, the project will raise Egypt's wind power to 650 megawatt until 2010 compared to the present 147 megawatt. (menareport.com)