Egypt success for FG Wilson

FG Wilson 1100 Series EgyptThe 1100 Series from FG Wilson. (Image source: FG Wilson)FG Wilson has teamed up with its authorised Egyptian Dealer, Triangle Heavy Equipment, to successfully deliver a power generation and backup power solution for the most exciting mixed-use development project in Egypt

Cairo Festival City is Egypt’s premier urban community, a three million square metre development which offers indoor and outdoor shopping, dining and entertainment alongside luxury residential and office space. The resort features 700,000 sq m of prime office space, 217,796 sq m of retail and leisure space, luxury living in gated communities, internationally renowned hotels, schools, children’s educational theme park, dedicated automotive park, internal roads network and landscaped environments.

Upon completion in 2018, Cairo Festival City will be home to more than 13,000 residents and a place to work for 50,000 people. The installation involved 15 FG Wilson generator sets, ranging from 44 kVA right up to 550 kVA, which are located at, and providing power for, the water and sewage plants, four office blocks and the children’s educational theme park – KidZania – as well as the construction of various buildings throughout the site.

All of the generator sets are providing back-up power, apart from those at the construction sites which are providing prime power.

Triangle is also managing the servicing and maintenance of the FG Wilson generator sets throughout the site on behalf of the contractor. FG Wilson products range from 6.8 – 2,500 kVA, including open and enclosed generator sets providing prime and standby power – from standby domestic use, right up to power modules with the ability to operate as complete power stations supplying electricity to national grids.

This article originally featured in Technical Review Middle East Issue 5 2013

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