9-10 October 2016
InterContinental Citystars Cairo, Cairo, Egypt

Hossam Eldegwi

Chief Engineer of Projects Implementation Department
New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) Egypt
Hossam is a renewable energy professional with over twelve years of experience in renewable
energy and energy efficiency in (NREA). He is originally from Egypt and received double master
degrees from Kassel University in Germany and Cairo University in Egypt in renewable energy
and electronic engineering. He also worked as a research assistant in Fraunhofer IPK Institute
for Production Systems and Design Technology, Berlin (Germany), for developing micro-energy
supply system for rural off grid areas. Since 2004, he has been working for New and Renewable
Energy Authority (NREA) in Egypt. He has experience in large-scale wind projects (Zafarana
wind farm) and also worked as a senior project system engineer in Kuraymat Integrated Solar
Combined Cycle (ISCC) project (Egypt). Currently working in Gabal el-Zeit 200MW wind project
as a chief system engineer for wind turbine SCADA, communication & electronic system.


14:45 Promising new 200 MW wind project in Gabal el-Zeit (1st project in Gabal el-Zeit wind farm)

This workshop will provide you with a detailed understanding on one of Egypt’s largest wind farm project that is the 200 MW wind project at Gabal el-Zeit. This is an opportunity for attendees to learn about the future plans for this project, current and upcoming technology requirements and analysing the criteria and support required to construct wind farm projects in Egypt
  • Shedding light on the government and private sector’s future plan for Gabal el-Zeit wind farm and providing updates on the upcoming projects at the Gabal el-Zeit site
  • Identifying the wind turbine generator technology and the importance of the SCADA system to enable control and quickly identify operational issues with the turbine
  • Demonstrating the key criteria in successfully developing a wind farm and understanding the support required to construct successful projects


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