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Siemens to connect 400 MW from Burullus plant within days

Posted: June 20, 2017 at 8:12 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Siemens will connect 400 MW of power produced at the Burullus power plant to the national grid within days, according to Deputy Electricity Minister Sabah Mashali. It brings the total output from Siemens’ three plants to 5.2 GW, from the operation of 12 units. Separately, the Electricity Holding Company is set to pay EUR 25 […]

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Qalaa, Edison postpone government negotiations to build €100 million Abu Qir power plant

Posted: June 20, 2017 at 8:04 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Qalaa Holdings and Italy’s Edison postponed negotiations with the Electricity Ministry to build a EUR 100 mn power plant in Abu Qir, until the ministry announces new electricity prices in July, Al Borsa reports. The plant, which is expected to produce 180 MW, is co-financed by both companies. Electricity from the project would be sold […]

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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' Egypt Megaproject sets new global record for fast-track execution of power projects

Posted: May 9, 2017 at 1:44 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Inside Egypt’s record-breaking energy megaproject. Siemens has set a new global record for the execution of fast-track power projects by connecting 4.8GW of generation capacity to the Egyptian grid. Julian Turner asks Peter Ullrich, project director of the three combined-cycle power plants at Siemens Power & Gas Division, how it was achieved. Beautiful and benighted, […]

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GE completes upgrade of Kureimat Power Plant in Upper Egypt

Posted: March 23, 2017 at 2:37 pm   /   Electricity & Power

General Electric Completes Upgrade at Upper Egypt Electricity Company’s Kureimat Plant in Egypt to Increase Output by 7.8 Percent. • The Upgrade Increased the Plant’s Output by 7.8 Percent and Decreased Its Fuel Consumption by 2.8 Percent. • The Project Will Help Improve the Power Plant’s Efficiency and Reduce Operational Costs. GE announced that it […]

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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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Video: Siemens Egypt Megaproject – 4.8 GW in 18 months – Celebrating the connection to the grid

Posted: March 8, 2017 at 3:00 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Together with its local partners, Orascom Construction and Elsewedy Electric, Siemens celebrated a major mile stone in the Egypt Megaproject and broke all records in modern power plant construction by connecting 4.8 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity to the grid in only 18 months. Learn more about the project here: http://www.siemens.com/egyptmegaproject (Source: Siemens AG)

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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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