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DNV GL: Decarbonization of world’s energy system still 15 years away

Posted: September 12, 2020 at 12:31 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Deep decarbonization of the world’s energy system still 15 years away, DNV GL’s Energy Transition Outlook forecasts. Decarbonization is rising rapidly up the agenda of industry and governments, but not at the pace or depth required to meet the Paris Agreement, according to DNV GL’s forecast  The oil and gas industry is set to reduce its carbon emissions by a […]

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Solar energy - Wartsila Africa - Ville Rimali Flexibility op-ed

How Egypt banks on renewables to meet expected surge of energy demand: Op-Ed by Toufik Khitous, Wärtsilä Energy Business

Posted: July 16, 2020 at 2:40 pm   /   Renewables

Op-ed, By Toufik Khitous, Business Development Manager for North Africa, Wärtsilä Energy Business. To meet its soaring demand for energy, Egypt is turning to renewable sources. Its targets, if accomplished, will see it become a pioneer in the African energy landscape. But are the plans realistic?  Egypt’s population has now passed 100 million. As one […]

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Solar energy - Wartsila Africa - Ville Rimali Flexibility op-ed

Without flexibility, Africa’s energy revolution will not take place: Op-Ed by Ville Rimali, Wärtsilä Energy Business

Posted: June 27, 2020 at 9:04 pm   /   Renewables

Without flexibility, the energy revolution in Africa will not take place: Op-Ed by Ville Rimali, Director, Growth & Development Africa & Europe, Wärtsilä Energy Business It is no longer disputable that the energy transition integrating renewable energies into the grid is a reality that is unfolding globally. This can be observed at different rates and […]

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New Net Metering Rules in Egypt – by Riad & Riad Law Firm

Posted: June 21, 2020 at 10:30 am   /   Electricity & Power, Renewables

On 28 April 2020, the Egyptian Electricity Utility and Consumer Protection regulatory Agency (“EgyptERA”), as the regulator of the electricity market, issued new rules for net metering. Net Metering is a system allowing customers to establish solar plants within their premises to meet all or part of their needs from electricity and feed any surplus […]

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ACWA

ACWA Power contributes EGP 5.5m to support Egypt in combating COVID-19

Posted: April 21, 2020 at 1:57 pm   /   Electricity & Power

ACWA Power contributes EGP 5.5 million to support Tahya Misr Fund’s efforts in combating COVID-19. The contribution will be directed towards ventilators and RT-PCR detection kits. ACWA Power – a leading energy and water desalination provider – has donated EGP 5.5 million to Tahya Misr Fund with an aim to support the Egyptian government’s efforts […]

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mitsubishi

Egypt achieved unprecedented growth in oil & gas, power sectors – Mitsubishi

Posted: February 24, 2020 at 2:50 pm   /   Electricity & Power, Oil & Gas

The general manager of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries said Wednesday that Egypt has achieved unprecedented growth in the energy sector, whether in the oil sector and the oil and gas explorations or the electricity.  Such successes have driven Egypt to a surplus in electricity production, after constructing several power plants, he said in a press conference […]

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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-USA

US support for Egypt’s position as East Med regional gas export hub

Posted: September 15, 2019 at 3:30 pm   /   Oil & Gas

US Deputy Energy Secretary Dan Brouillette was in town last Thursday to launch the US-Egypt Strategic Energy Dialogue with Oil Minister Tarek El Molla and the head of the Electricity Holding Company Gaber El Dessouky. Brouillette unveiled details of the initiative, and discussed regional energy issues and Egypt’s role in the East Mediterranean with a […]

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Egypt and United States of America Launch Strategic Energy Dialogue

Posted: September 15, 2019 at 2:12 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tarek El-Molla, Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker and U.S. Deputy Secretary of Energy Dan Brouillette launched the U.S.-Egypt Strategic Energy Dialogue, which will facilitate closer government and private sector cooperation on energy between the United States and Egypt. The Strategic Energy Dialogue between the […]

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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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