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Egypt expected to cut gas prices to factories in 1Q2020, analysts say

Posted: February 4, 2020 at 3:59 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Analysts think the government will cut natgas prices to factories in 1Q2020: Plunging natural gas prices and market oversupply are increasing the likelihood that the Egyptian government will cut gas prices to factories during the first quarter, analysts tell Reuters. The government has already recently lowered prices for certain industries and sources last month claimed […]

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Actis, Engie, Datang are all in running for stake in Egypt’s Siemens plants

Posted: November 15, 2019 at 2:42 pm   /   Electricity & Power

More details on potential investors in Egypt’s Siemens combined-cycle power plants: Actis, France’s Engie, and China Datang Overseas Investment are all competing alongside Blackstone’s Zarou to acquire a stake in the Siemens / Orascom Construction / Elsewedy Electric combined-cycle power plants, according to Bloomberg. Sources in the Electricity Ministry had said earlier this week that […]

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Zarou is reportedly leading the race for a stake in Siemens power plants

Posted: November 13, 2019 at 3:23 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Zarou is the top contender for stake in Siemens power plants: Blackstone Group’s Zarou is reportedly the frontrunner out of six investors looking to acquire a stake in the Siemens / Orascom Construction / Elsewedy combined-cycle power plants, unnamed Electricity Ministry sources tell Al Mal. The energy development company has reportedly submitted the best financial […]

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Egypt’s sovereign wealth fund looks to acquire 30% stake in Siemens plants

Posted: November 12, 2019 at 11:29 am   /   Electricity & Power

Egypt’s new sovereign wealth fund could take a 30% stake in Siemens-OC-Elsewedy power plants and place the rest with international investors. Sovereign wealth fund is looking to acquire a 30% stake in the Siemens / OC / Elsewedy power plants, the fund’s boss says, positioning the SWF’s interest in the three combined-cycle power plants in […]

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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 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 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 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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