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British company to seize 49% stake in Cairo Solar for EGP 180 million

Posted: April 8, 2016 at 7:59 pm   /   Renewables

The value of acquiring 49% of Cairo Solar shares by a British firm would reach EGP 180 million, according to sources. The British company will contribute to the capital of Cairo Solar, the sources said. […]

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Egypt to sign $2.2bn wind farm deal with Danish Vestas in May

Posted: April 8, 2016 at 7:50 pm   /   Renewables

The Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy plans to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with the Danish company Vestas to build a wind farm in May worth $2.2bn. A senior official in the ministry […]

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Spain's Gamesa wins EPC contracts for two wind farms in Egypt with combined capacity of 160 MW

Posted: April 7, 2016 at 2:27 pm   /   Renewables

The company will install 80 of its G80-2.0 MW turbines in the Gabbal El Zayt region, located along the Red Sea coastline. Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, has secured two new EPC […]

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Egypt on right path to renewable energy development – EU

Posted: March 11, 2016 at 11:33 am   /   Renewables

Egypt is on the right path to development as the government is adopting several encouraging and successful policies, especially in the energy sector, head of the European Union Delegation to Egypt James Moran said on […]

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Infographic: Growing demand for energy (BP Energy Outlook)

Posted: March 5, 2016 at 1:09 pm   /   Oil & Gas, Renewables

Energy consumption by fuel (billion tonnes of oil equivalent) Today around 32% of energy consumed comes from oil, 30% from coal, and 24% from gas – so 86% from fossil fuels in total. Hydroelectricity accounts […]

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Video: BP Energy Outlook 2035

Posted: February 11, 2016 at 6:24 pm   /   Oil & Gas, Renewables

Watch the video to see what 2035 could bring for the energy industry. BP chief economist Spencer Dale shares his thoughts on the big talking points from the Energy Outlook 2016. To find out more […]

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Egypt inaugurates the largest wind farm in the Middle East and North Africa

Posted: November 30, 2015 at 6:05 pm   /   Renewables

By Talita Covre Yesterday Egypt’s Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy alongside the New  & Renewable Energy Authority inaugurated the 200 MW Gulf of ElZayt Wind Farm on the west bank of the Gulf of […]

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