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Tarik Sfendla - Wartisla Energy Business Africa

Hybrid solutions are most effective way to deliver reliable clean power to remote off-grid mining operations in Africa

Posted: November 7, 2020 at 12:39 pm   /   Electricity & Power, Renewables

Op-ed by Tarik Sfendla, Market Development Manager, Africa – Wärtsilä Energy Business The energy markets are undergoing a massive transformation as governments around the world transition away from fossil fuels towards the integration of renewable energy. This trend is clearly visible in the mining industry as demonstrated by recent power projects in South America and […]

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Mittelplate

Winteshall Dea switches its Mittelplate platform to be powered by renewables

Posted: October 5, 2020 at 10:22 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Mittelplate: Switch to 100% green power from shore will significantly reduce CO2 emissions Drilling and production island to eliminate up to 36,000 tonnes of CO2 per year “Power from shore”: island to be powered by certified power from 100% renewable energy sources Another concrete step towards lower emissions and improved climate protection All production sites […]

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Madkour

Ibrashi inspects 6 October transformer station, notes GE and Madkour efforts

Posted: September 23, 2020 at 11:36 am   /   Electricity & Power

The Head of the Cairo Electricity District inspects the 6th of October city transformer station; Al-Ibrashi expresses his appreciation for the professional efforts of GE and Madkour. Within the framework of the directives of Eng. Sabah Mashaly, Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company and the follow-up of Eng. Gamal […]

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Madkour Group awarded electrical works for Toshka Development project

Posted: September 11, 2020 at 5:20 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Madkour Group awarded electrical and mechanical works for South Valley Development Project in Toshka. According of the state’s interest in major national projects in the field of agriculture and in a major step towards achieving self-sufficiency in wheat, the scope of electrical and mechanical works for the South Valley Development Project in the Toshka region […]

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Siemens

Siemens Energy to power Alexandria’s Bashaer El Khair City in Egypt

Posted: September 8, 2020 at 9:45 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Bashaer El Khair is part of a national project to set up urban modern cities to drive the country’s economic and social development. Project set to supply power from national grid to feed new residential complex. In a new move aimed at improving the resilience of Egypt’s power transmission network, Siemens Energy has been selected […]

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Egypt in talks with investors, traders to develop EuroAfrica electricity link

Posted: September 8, 2020 at 1:25 pm   /   Electricity & Power

SFE in talks with investors, energy traders to develop EuroAfrica electricity link: The Sovereign Fund of Egypt (SFE) has opened talks with European infrastructure investors and energy traders to join it in investing in the EuroAfrica transmission link and import electricity from Egypt, CEO Ayman Soliman tells Bloomberg. Egypt signed on to the USD 4 […]

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Hitachi ABB Power Grids signs contract with GCCIA to improve infrastructure, paving way for Egypt-KSA connection

Posted: September 1, 2020 at 12:18 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Hitachi ABB Power Grids awarded three-year contract by Gulf Cooperation Council Interconnection Authority to improve the power infrastructure using innovative system models and pave the way for the connection between Egypt & KSA GCCIA signs up to Hitachi ABB Power Grids’ new reliability-based digital ‘RelCare’ service solution for optimized asset lifecycle management Hitachi ABB Power […]

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Solar

Electricity generation capacity glut forces companies to think smaller on solar

Posted: August 31, 2020 at 1:59 pm   /   Renewables

Qalaa Holding’s TAQA Arabia will be focusing on small-scale solar projects to the tune of 2-10 MW in Egypt for the next two years, as the government slows down reliance on renewables amid a production glut, the company’s project director Mohamed Osama said at a webinar hosted by EQ Magazine and the Middle East Solar […]

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Egypt cancels construction of 200 MW West Nile Delta solar project

Posted: August 17, 2020 at 1:09 pm   /   Renewables

The Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has decided to cancel a recently launched tender for the construction of a 200 MW solar PV project in the West Nile region of Egypt, considering that Egypt had reached surplus electricity in a context of low electricity demand. However, it hasn’t cancelled the tender for 600 MW of projects that will […]

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Blackstone Group’s Zarou to invest $1 bn in energy projects in Egypt this year

Posted: August 16, 2020 at 11:53 am   /   Electricity & Power

Blackstone Group’s Zarou is looking to invest $1 billion in the Egyptian market in 2020, the company’s CEO, Sameh Shenouda, revealed. The company has managed and injected investments into several water, electricity, as well as oil and gas projects, Shenouda added in a cabinet statement on Thursday. Moreover, the Egyptian government is cooperating with Zarou in […]

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