TÜV NORD and COWI to take over Owner’s Engineering Services

30 March 2023 | Industrial Services: Supervising the construction quality of Africa's largest wind farm.

Together with the international consulting group COWI, TÜV NORD will provide Owner’s Engineering services for the Egyptian wind farm "Gulf of Suez” on the Red Sea Coast. In this project, COWI will perform project management and design review while TÜV NORD will be responsible for all site services such as civil, mechanical and electrical quality supervision. With a capacity of 500 MW, the project which is being led by renewable energy developer AMEA Power in collaboration with Sumitomo Corporation of Japan, will be the largest wind farm in Africa.  

"We are very pleased about the cooperation of COWI and TÜV NORD in this particular project, which the combined team in Denmark, Germany and Egypt from both companies have jointly been driving forward," says Alexander Ohff, Executive Vice President Renewables at TÜV NORD. "Together with COWI and the Sponsors, we will ensure the highest international technical quality and safety standards to make this flagship wind energy project in Egypt a success.”

Holger Hahn, Project Director in COWI’s office in Hamburg, adds: “Being a part of developing clean renewable energy solutions is at the heart of our business. With TUV NORD we get a strong partner for this important onshore wind project and can complement each other’s expertise and strengths in delivering the best possible solution to our customer and their customers. I see this as a start of a long and successful cooperation. 


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