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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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Schneider

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

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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Benban

Egypt to inaugurate Benban solar park in November

Posted: October 19, 2019 at 3:55 pm   /   Renewables

Egypt will inaugurate the USD 2 bn, 1.4 GW Benban solar energy park in Aswan at the end of November, Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker said, Al Mal reported. Twenty-nine plants have already been linked to the national grid and began commercial operations. Egypt aims to produce 20% of its energy needs from renewable sources by […]

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Siemens

Siemens awarded series of five-year grid studies on energy transmission network

Posted: August 8, 2019 at 4:49 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Egypt signs contract with Siemens to develop national electricity grid Siemens AG will conduct a series of five-year studies on Egypt’s electricity distribution grid to “identify the feasibility of deploying different advanced energy technologies,” the company said in a press release. Under a contract with the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC), Siemens will analyze and […]

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Siemens

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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Electricity

Egypt-Sudan electricity link to start by year end with 100 MW capacity

Posted: October 30, 2018 at 4:26 pm   /   Electricity & Power

The project’s first phase are progressing well, as about 91% of drilling work is completed. Egypt is to start operating the electricity link with Sudan with a capacity of 100 megawatts (MW), by the end of this year. Government sources told Daily News Egypt that the implementation rates of the project’s first phase are progressing […]

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Eni Solar

Eni reportedly to build solar power station in Egypt under IPP framework

Posted: April 29, 2018 at 5:15 pm   /   Renewables

Eni one of five companies looking to build solar power station under IPP framework? Eni is reportedly one of five companies that have approached the Electricity Ministry with offers to build solar power stations under an Independent Power Producer (IPP) framework, sources said yesterday. The Italian company is looking to develop a 50 MW project […]

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Egypt inaugurates first phase of 1.8 GW Benban solar park

Posted: March 16, 2018 at 2:05 pm   /   Renewables

Infinity Solar inaugurated its 50 MW power plant as part of Benban solar park. Egypt’s Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker inaugurated on Tuesday the first phase of Egypt’s Benban solar park in Aswan, set to be largest in the world upon completion at 1.8 GW total capacity, Arabic Ahram news website reported. The event marks […]

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