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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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German ib vogt completes three PV solar plants at Benban complex

Posted: August 5, 2019 at 2:15 pm   /   Renewables

Ib Vogt begins commercial operation of three solar plants at Benban German solar project development company Ib Vogt has begun commercial operation of three solar power plants with a combined capacity of 166.5 MW at the Benban solar complex near Aswan, the company announced in a statement. The plants were awarded under the second round […]

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GE, EETC sign agreement for Benban Solar Park Monitoring Center

Posted: August 4, 2019 at 10:58 pm   /   Renewables

The Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) and General Electric (GE) have signed an agreement to establish an EGP 89 million monitoring center for the Benban solar park, Al Mal reported. The agreement comes as part of the government’s strategy to develop the energy sector. Construction of the project is expected to take eight months. (Source: […]

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Egypt signs cooperation MoU with the US Department of Energy

Posted: July 28, 2019 at 2:03 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt’s Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Wealth and Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy signed on Thursday with the US Department of Energy a memorandum of understanding on cooperation in the field of energy. The MoU was signed by Minister of Oil Tarek El-Molla, as a representative of both the Egyptian ministries, along with US […]

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Scatec Solar starts commercial operation for third 65 MW power plant in Egypt

Posted: June 16, 2019 at 1:11 pm   /   Renewables

Scatec Solar and partners have grid connected and reached commercial operation for another 65 MW of the 400 MW Benban project in Egypt. Scatec Solar now has 195 MW in operation in Egypt and expects to have completed the project during second half of 2019. The Benban solar power plant is Scatec Solar’s largest project […]

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Siemens to support digitalization of Egypt’s energy transmission network

Posted: June 10, 2019 at 7:40 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Project aims to ramp up transmission capacity in the delta area, northern Egypt. Siemens to deliver the country’s first digital power transformer. Intelligent transformers to facilitate better asset management, while enhancing reliability and optimizing costs. Siemens today announced that it has signed an agreement with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) to supply the country’s […]

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Siemens strengthens Egypt’s grid with two new substations in the Delta

Posted: December 20, 2018 at 2:11 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Fast-track installation and erection time of less than 15 months. Featuring one of the country’s largest turnkey substations ever supplied. Substations will transmit electricity from the Burullus plant, supplying 15 million Egyptians with electricity. In a new move aimed at improving the resilience of Egypt’s power grid, Siemens today announced the completion of the two […]

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ACWA

Egypt signs $2.3 billion power plant deal with Saudi ACWA Power

Posted: November 3, 2018 at 1:51 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Egypt signed a deal with Saudi Arabian utility developer ACWA Power on Thursday to build a $2.3 billion power plant in the country’s south, the Egyptian electricity minister said. The plant, which will have a capacity of 2,250 megawatts (MW), will be built in Luxor province, the minister, Mohamed Shaker, told a news conference. He […]

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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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Clean-Coal

Egypt to build world’s biggest, most advanced clean-coal power plant

Posted: October 20, 2018 at 2:11 pm   /   Electricity & Power

As ports go, even sailors could struggle to find Hamrawein on the map. This town on the Red Sea, 600 kilometres south-east of Cairo is dwarfed by other harbours on the route to Suez, but all that will change over the next six years as Egypt builds the world’s largest clean-coal plant. A Chinese conglomerate […]

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