Funded by the European Union (EU) and development partners the 240 MW Wind Farm in Gulf of El Zayt, project is part of a larger national programme supporting the governmental objective of expanding electricity production from renewable energy sources. The Project is co-financed KfW, EIB and EU with a total cost of € 340 million, where the EU is the sole grant donor. It is one of the biggest wind farms in Africa.
The specific objectives of WSRP-II are to improve the management of water resources, both in terms of financial and operational management, in order to ensure the supply of the population with drinking water (MDG goal), while balancing conflicting needs of industry, agriculture and other water uses.
The Energy Sector Policy Support Programme aims to assist Egypt in implementing its far-reaching programme of energy reforms and to foster implementation of its strategic energy partnership with the EU to improve energy security and sustainable development
The general objective of the program is to assist the Ministry of Industry and Trade in the implementation and execution of key policy reforms to help Egypt further integrate into the global and regional economy.