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Egypt mulls offers from Zarou, Edra to take over Siemens Power Plants

Posted: May 28, 2019 at 4:38 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Egypt is considering offers from a Blackstone Group unit and Edra Power Holdings Sdn Bhd of Malaysia to take over three power plants co-built by Siemens AG — a move that could cut the North African nation’s debts while bringing in much-needed foreign investment. Both Blackstone’s Zarou Ltd. and Edra have voiced interest in the […]

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Siemens to strengthen Egypt’s national grid with two new substations in the Delta region

Posted: August 15, 2017 at 9:54 pm   /   Electricity & Power

In a new move aimed at improving the resilience of Egypt’s power grid, the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has awarded Siemens a contract for the construction of two substations. These will be used to transmit electricity from the Burullus power plant, set to become the world’s largest combined cycle station, to the population. When […]

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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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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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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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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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President Sisi, Chancellor Merkel witness Siemens Egypt megaproject inauguration

Posted: March 4, 2017 at 4:24 pm   /   Electricity & Power

On March 2nd, 2017, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser and further high-ranking representatives witnessed the symbolic inauguration of the first phase of Siemens’ megaproject in Egypt. The event marked an important milestone towards the completion of the project, which will boost the country’s power generation capacity by […]

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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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