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President Sisi inaugurates three Siemens power plants

Posted: July 24, 2018 at 8:28 pm   /   Electricity & Power

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi arrived Tuesday in the New Administrative Capital to inaugurate four national megaprojects in the electricity sector. The projects include three giant power plants carried out by the German company, Siemens, in the New Administrative Capital, Beni Suef, and Burullus with a total capacity of 14400 megawatts, or about 50 percent of […]

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GE secures financial closure to build four substations connecting 7 GW to Egypt's national power grid

Posted: September 13, 2017 at 12:32 pm   /   Electricity & Power

The four substations will connect 6.5 million homes to the national grid. General Electric announced that it has reached financial closure for the contract worth approximately $250m signed with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC), according to press statement on Monday. The statement said that the project is financed by Deutsche Bank AG and HSBC […]

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Video: Steaming ahead – Egypt Megaproject hits two more milestones (Siemens)

Posted: July 15, 2017 at 3:24 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Watch how Siemens places together with its local partners, Orascom Construction and Elsewedy Electric, the low pressure steam turbine rotor in Beni Suef and proceeds with the erection of the Heat Recovery Steam Generator in Burullus. Two mile stones towards more electricity for Egypt. Learn more about the project here: www.siemens.com/egyptmegaproject (Source: Siemens AG)

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First Chinese-operated gas regulator station in Egypt will be operational in September

Posted: July 13, 2017 at 1:14 pm   /   Oil & Gas

The China Petroleum Technology & Development Corporation (CPTDC), a subsidiary of the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), will begin pumping natural gas in September from the Beni Suef regulator station, Xinhua reports, citing a CPTDC company representative in Cairo. It is the first natural gas station to be operated by a Chinese company in Egypt. […]

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Siemens: Final steam turbine for the Egypt Megaproject leaves Muelheim

Posted: June 13, 2017 at 6:00 pm   /   Electricity & Power

The biggest comes for last – Final steam turbine for the Egypt Megaproject leaves Muelheim. 482 days ago Siemens started the shipment of its first H-class gas turbine for the Egypt Megaproject. The first component for the first power train at the Beni Suef facility left cold Berlin and was installed in sunny Egypt. Much […]

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Siemens Megaproject: “First Fire” in Egypt – An achievement driven by cooperation and people

Posted: March 9, 2017 at 3:29 pm   /   Electricity & Power

The Egypt Megaproject has reached a major milestone on time, even achieving a surplus of 10 percent (or 400 megawatts) over the promised generation capacity to be available within 18 months of the signing of the contract: The first twelve SGT5-8000H gas turbines located at the combined cycle power plants in Beni Suef, Burullus and New […]

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Orascom: New Capital and Burullus Power Plants formally inaugurated

Posted: March 5, 2017 at 1:54 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Orascom Construction Limited (NASDAQ Dubai: OC; EGX: ORAS) announces the formal inauguration of the first phase of New Capital and Burullus (pictured above) Power Plants, which will be the largest gas-fired combined cycle power plants in the world once complete. The ceremony was attended by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El […]

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Infographic: Siemens Egypt Megaproject – The power of a promise – 4.8 out of 14.4GW in 18 months!

Posted: March 4, 2017 at 4:53 pm   /   Electricity & Power

• 4.8 gigawatts of power generation capacity already connected to grid. • 400 megawatts (or 10 percent) surplus through turnkey technology leadership. • New world record for fast-track power projects. • Excellent cooperation with local partners and authorities. (Source: Siemens AG)

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Infographic: Egypt Megaproject – Siemens celebrates placement of first gas turbines at Beni-Suef

Posted: March 4, 2017 at 4:49 pm   /   Electricity & Power

• Power plant capacity of 4.8 gigawatts once completed. • Reliable electricity for 15 million people. • Around 4,000 skilled Egyptian workers at construction site currently. • New Siemens brand claim “Ingenuity for life” launched in Egypt. (Source: Siemens AG)

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Siemens celebrates major milestone in Egypt Megaproject

Posted: March 4, 2017 at 4:42 pm   /   Electricity & Power

• Siemens reinforces its commitment to sustainable development of Egypt’s power sector. • Additionally, company partners with BMZ to support vocational and occupational training in Egypt: more than 5,500 Egyptians being trained. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi symbolically inaugurated the first phase of Siemens’ megaproject in Egypt today. The event […]

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