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Zaafarana

Belectric, CCC sign contract for Egypt’s 50MW Zaafarana solar plant

Posted: April 7, 2021 at 12:57 pm   /   Renewables

A consortium of Germany’s Belectric and Athens-headquartered Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) has been awarded a contract to build and operate a 50MW photovoltaic (PV) solar plant in Zafarana, Egypt. The consortium signed the contract with Egypt’s New & Renewable Energy Authority (Nrea) on 5 April. Egypt’s Electricity Minister Mohammed Shaker attended the signing ceremony in […]

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Egypt, Siemens agree to start studies for green hydrogen production project

Posted: January 17, 2021 at 1:41 pm   /   Renewables

Siemens will work on a pilot project to produce green hydrogen in Egypt after signing a MoU with the Electricity Ministry on Thursday, according to a press release. Egypt is currently exploring green hydrogen as an alternative energy source, and will be integrated into the government’s 2035 energy strategy, according to the statement. Siemens has […]

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EETC, EEHC electricity companies demerger pushed to 2025

Posted: January 12, 2021 at 11:45 am   /   Electricity & Power

The Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company’s (EETC) planned split from the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) has been pushed until 2025, Al Mal reports, citing Electricity Ministry sources. The delay comes as a result of the government extending its timeline to withdraw electricity subsidies from 2022 until 2025, leaving electricity prices over that period uncertain, and […]

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NREA to sign €36m contract with Belectric for 50MW Zaafarana solar plant

Posted: December 15, 2020 at 3:31 pm   /   Renewables

Government entities are pushing ahead with solar stations in Zaafarana, Aswan: The New and Renewable Energy Authority will sign within days a EUR 36 million contract with Germany’s Belectric to establish a 50 MW solar power plant in Zaafarana, sources told the local press. Separately, the Electricity Ministry signed a contract with Emirati energy firm […]

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Six int’l companies bid for Kom Ombo solar plant consulting tender

Posted: November 8, 2020 at 12:57 pm   /   Renewables

Six international companies have submitted bids in the tender to consult on the construction of a EGP 1.4 billion, 50 MW solar power station in Kom Ombo, according to Al Mal, citing unnamed Electricity Ministry sources. Among the six are Belgium’s Tractebel, Malaysia’s Global Oriental, and Germany’s ILF Consulting Engineers, the sources added without specifying […]

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MedTSO

Med-TSO presents the results of Mediterranean Project 2

Posted: November 2, 2020 at 3:44 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Med-TSO presents the results of Mediterranean Project 2: An Integrated Grid for Enabling the Energy Transition in the Mediterranean On October 28, Med-TSO held a closing conference in honour of its Mediterranean Project 2 (MP2), which has officially come to an end after being successfully operative for two years. The event, titled ‘An Integrated Grid […]

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International Cooperation

Egypt, Denmark sign partnership agreement to invest in renewables, unlock green transformation

Posted: September 1, 2020 at 9:26 pm   /   Renewables

Minister of International Cooperation Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, and Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Dr. Mohamed Shaker, signed the Egyptian-Danish Energy Partnership Program (2019-2022) agreement with the Energy Agency of the Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities, to unlock Egypt’s green transformation and invest in renewable energy.  Harnessing the power of partnerships, Al Mashat said […]

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Vestas

Egypt, Vestas sign agreement for 250 MW wind farm in Gulf of Suez

Posted: August 20, 2020 at 1:13 pm   /   Renewables

Egypt, Vestas-led intl group agree to build 250-MW wind farm Egypt’s New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) and an Italian-French-Chilean alliance led by Danish turbine maker Vestas Wind Systems A/S have signed an agreement to realise a 250-MW wind project in the Gulf of Suez. Involving an investment of around EUR 228 million (USD 270.2m), […]

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Egypt to contract Schneider, GE for electricity control centers worth EGP 8 bn

Posted: July 15, 2020 at 11:16 am   /   Electricity & Power

The Electricity Ministry is planning to sign in August some 15 contracts worth over EGP 8 bn on a turnkey basis to set up localized and regional energy control centers, Al Mal reports, quoting ministry officials. France-based Schneider Electric will reportedly be awarded 14 of the 15 contracts to build centers in Greater Cairo, Minya, […]

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Vestas awarded tender for Egypt’s Ras Ghareb 250 MW wind plant

Posted: February 4, 2020 at 3:49 pm   /   Renewables

The New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) has awarded the tender to build Lekela Egypt’s EUR 260 mn, 250 MW wind plant in Ras Ghareb to Danish firm Vestas, sources in the Electricity Ministry told Al Mal. The final contract is expected to be signed this month after the NREA agrees terms with the company. […]

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