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Egypt-USA

Egypt’s Prime Minister, US Energy Secretary discuss cooperation

Posted: October 16, 2019 at 5:14 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egypt’s PM, US secretary of energy mull cooperation in energy, electricity: Madbouly and Perry discuss cooperation in energy, electricity and clean coal. Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly discussed on Tuesday with US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry ways of boosting cooperation in the fields of energy, electricity, and clean coal technology. Madbouly arrived in Washington earlier […]

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Egypt’s Renewable Energy IPP Model – by Shehata & Partners Law Firm

Posted: September 22, 2019 at 12:41 pm   /   Renewables

In Egypt, an independent power plant (“IPP“) may, subject to applying for and successfully being granted a generation license, sell electricity to private consumers under two different schemes; the net-metering scheme and the wheeling scheme. Both schemes are regulated by EgyptERA and involve the relevant network operator, being the relevant DisCo, or EETC (concerning the […]

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Lightsource BP eyes projects worth $8 billion amid expansion plans

Posted: September 22, 2019 at 12:34 pm   /   Renewables

BP’s solar energy arm eyes $8 billion worth of projects amid expansion plans. Lightsource BP, in which the major took a 43 per cent stake in 2017 eyes possible expansion in China and Australia – Lightsource BP chief executive Nick Boyle said he was targetting 10GW capacity build-up by 2023. Lightsource, the solar arm of […]

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Vodafone

Vodafone looking to invest in renewable energy projects in Egypt

Posted: September 1, 2019 at 11:35 pm   /   Renewables

Vodafone Egypt is looking to invest in renewable energy projects and smart technology in Egypt, CEO Alexandre Froment-Curtil said in a meeting with Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker. The meeting comes in light of government efforts to push for renewable energy to cover 20% of the country’s needs by 2022 and over 42% by 2035. (Source: […]

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Scatec

Scatec Solar begins commercial operation of its fourth Benban plant

Posted: August 22, 2019 at 11:29 am   /   Renewables

Scatec Solar reaches commercial operation for its fourth 65 MW power plant in Egypt: Scatec Solar and partners have grid connected and reached commercial operation for another 65 MW of the 390 MW Benban project in Egypt. Scatec Solar now has 260 MW in operation in Egypt and expects to have completed the remaining two […]

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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

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

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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