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President Sisi inaugurates three Siemens power plants

Posted: July 24, 2018 at 8:28 pm   /   Electricity & Power

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi arrived Tuesday in the New Administrative Capital to inaugurate four national megaprojects in the electricity sector. The projects include three giant power plants carried out by the German company, Siemens, in the New Administrative Capital, Beni Suef, and Burullus with a total capacity of 14400 megawatts, or about 50 percent of […]

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Siemens: Final steam turbine for the Egypt Megaproject leaves Muelheim

Posted: June 13, 2017 at 6:00 pm   /   Electricity & Power

The biggest comes for last – Final steam turbine for the Egypt Megaproject leaves Muelheim. 482 days ago Siemens started the shipment of its first H-class gas turbine for the Egypt Megaproject. The first component for the first power train at the Beni Suef facility left cold Berlin and was installed in sunny Egypt. Much […]

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Siemens Megaproject: “First Fire” in Egypt – An achievement driven by cooperation and people

Posted: March 9, 2017 at 3:29 pm   /   Electricity & Power

The Egypt Megaproject has reached a major milestone on time, even achieving a surplus of 10 percent (or 400 megawatts) over the promised generation capacity to be available within 18 months of the signing of the contract: The first twelve SGT5-8000H gas turbines located at the combined cycle power plants in Beni Suef, Burullus and New […]

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Orascom: New Capital and Burullus Power Plants formally inaugurated

Posted: March 5, 2017 at 1:54 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Orascom Construction Limited (NASDAQ Dubai: OC; EGX: ORAS) announces the formal inauguration of the first phase of New Capital and Burullus (pictured above) Power Plants, which will be the largest gas-fired combined cycle power plants in the world once complete. The ceremony was attended by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El […]

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Infographic: Siemens Egypt Megaproject – The power of a promise – 4.8 out of 14.4GW in 18 months!

Posted: March 4, 2017 at 4:53 pm   /   Electricity & Power

• 4.8 gigawatts of power generation capacity already connected to grid. • 400 megawatts (or 10 percent) surplus through turnkey technology leadership. • New world record for fast-track power projects. • Excellent cooperation with local partners and authorities. (Source: Siemens AG)

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Siemens celebrates major milestone in Egypt Megaproject

Posted: March 4, 2017 at 4:42 pm   /   Electricity & Power

• Siemens reinforces its commitment to sustainable development of Egypt’s power sector. • Additionally, company partners with BMZ to support vocational and occupational training in Egypt: more than 5,500 Egyptians being trained. German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi symbolically inaugurated the first phase of Siemens’ megaproject in Egypt today. The event […]

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President Sisi, Chancellor Merkel witness Siemens Egypt megaproject inauguration

Posted: March 4, 2017 at 4:24 pm   /   Electricity & Power

On March 2nd, 2017, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Siemens CEO Joe Kaeser and further high-ranking representatives witnessed the symbolic inauguration of the first phase of Siemens’ megaproject in Egypt. The event marked an important milestone towards the completion of the project, which will boost the country’s power generation capacity by […]

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Siemens overdelivers on promise in Egypt Megaproject

Posted: February 1, 2017 at 4:33 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Ahead of schedule in Egypt: Siemens connects 10 percent more power to the grid than contractually agreed upon. Together with its local Egyptian partners, Siemens is erecting three gas-fired combined cycle power plants, each with a capacity of 4.8 gigawatts, for a total combined capacity of 14.4 gigawatts. “We made a promise to Egypt and […]

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Infographic: Milestone for Siemens Egypt Megaproject – First substations ready for operation

Posted: January 7, 2017 at 2:41 pm   /   Electricity & Power

• Fast-track installation of first GIS ahead of schedule. • Substations to integrate the highly efficient power plants into the grid. Siemens has successfully energized the first two substations that will transmit electricity generated by the new power plants in Beni Suef and Burullus to Egypt’s power grid. When finished, the plants which Siemens is […]

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Video: Egypt Megaproject – On the way to the first fire (Siemens)

Posted: December 17, 2016 at 12:57 pm   /   Electricity & Power

The Egypt Megaproject, is about to reach an essential milestone soon: the first firing of the gas turbines. See what is going on behind the scenes at the power plant sites and meet the people who work in close cooperation and on a tight time schedule to deliver on this big challenge on time. http://www.siemens.com/egyptmegaproject […]

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