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Siemens overdelivers on promise in Egypt Megaproject

Posted: February 1, 2017 at 4:33 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Ahead of schedule in Egypt: Siemens connects 10 percent more power to the grid than contractually agreed upon. Together with its local Egyptian partners, Siemens is erecting three gas-fired combined cycle power plants, each with a capacity of 4.8 gigawatts, for a total combined capacity of 14.4 gigawatts. “We made a promise to Egypt and […]

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Infographic: Milestone for Siemens Egypt Megaproject – First substations ready for operation

Posted: January 7, 2017 at 2:41 pm   /   Electricity & Power

• Fast-track installation of first GIS ahead of schedule. • Substations to integrate the highly efficient power plants into the grid. Siemens has successfully energized the first two substations that will transmit electricity generated by the new power plants in Beni Suef and Burullus to Egypt’s power grid. When finished, the plants which Siemens is […]

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Video: Egypt Megaproject – On the way to the first fire (Siemens)

Posted: December 17, 2016 at 12:57 pm   /   Electricity & Power

The Egypt Megaproject, is about to reach an essential milestone soon: the first firing of the gas turbines. See what is going on behind the scenes at the power plant sites and meet the people who work in close cooperation and on a tight time schedule to deliver on this big challenge on time. http://www.siemens.com/egyptmegaproject […]

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Siemens begins trial run of El Burullus plant on Tuesday

Posted: October 17, 2016 at 2:33 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Siemens will conduct the first trial run of the Burullus power plant on Tuesday, government sources told Al Borsa. The company has already successfully tested the combined cycle plants at the new capital and Beni Suef power plants earlier this month. The Beni Suef plant will be connected to the national grid by the end […]

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Video: Egypt Megaproject – Ramping up to power Egypt (Siemens)

Posted: October 4, 2016 at 1:42 pm   /   Electricity & Power

The Egypt Megaproject is well under way. The power plants and substations in New Capital, Beni Suef and Burullus are quickly developing. The first batch of Egyptian power plant operators have been trained in Egypt and Germany. See our documentary movie on how the project has advanced since June 2015. 
http://www.siemens.com/egypt-megaproject (Source: Siemens AG)

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Siemens to select company for turbine plant design & construction

Posted: September 20, 2016 at 4:07 pm   /   Electricity & Power, Renewables

In June, Siemens signed agreements worth €8bn for high-efficiency natural gas-fired power plants, wind power installations, says CEO of Siemens Egypt. Daily News Egypt interviewed Emad Ghaly, CEO of Siemens Egypt, to talk about the updates and progress of the company’s power plants in Egypt. What are the latest updates of your three power plants—Burullus, […]

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Siemens: Modules for heat recovery steam generator on way to Egypt

Posted: August 15, 2016 at 3:30 pm   /   Electricity & Power

The modules for the first heat recovery steam generator (HRSG) for the Siemens Mega project in Egypt have begun their journey from South Korea to the Beni Suef power plant. On its arrival in mid-September, the boiler is scheduled to be installed at the plant. NEM, as part of Siemens, is delivering a total of […]

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GE completes first-of-its-kind upgrade in MEA region at Nubaria power plant, decreasing fuel consumption by 3%

Posted: July 26, 2016 at 1:45 pm   /   Electricity & Power

• GE Performed Upgrades on Two GE 9FA Gas Turbines. • Upgrades Also Increased Plant’s Output by 6.7 Percent. • Project Will Help Improve Power Plant’s Efficiency and Reduce Operational Costs. GE has completed upgrades of two GE 9FA gas turbines at the Nubaria power plant in Beheira, Egypt, marking GE’s first such upgrades of […]

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Interview with Siemens’ Karim Amin on Strong Partnerships

Posted: June 30, 2016 at 4:38 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Interview with the Siemens Magazine: Fresh from clinching an €8 billion contract that will boost the energy output of his native Egypt by nearly 50 percent, Siemens head of global power and gas sales Karim Amin combines a relaxed charm with a formidable grasp of an extensive portfolio. As a trained commissioning engineer, the father-of-two […]

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Siemens Beni Suef turbine placement: "A great example for innovation that benefits mankind!”

Posted: May 29, 2016 at 8:42 pm   /   Electricity & Power

For Egypt, Ingenuity for life means that Siemens is helping to create a resilient, flexible and secure energy system – a milestone of this development was recently celebrated at the Beni Suef combined cycle power plant construction site. Upon completion, it will be one of the largest power plants in the world, Sarah Hashish reports […]

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