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Siemens Gamesa acquires 97% of wind energy market share in Egypt

Posted: December 8, 2018 at 2:02 pm   /   Renewables

Siemens Gamesa Renewable: The largest wind energy company in Egypt. The company acquires 97% of the market share of wind energy in Egypt and 53% in Africa. Gabel El Zayt and Zaafarana are the largest projects in the Egyptian market and the company contributes 986 MW of wind energy in Egypt to date. Siemens is […]

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Egypt signs $2.3 billion power plant deal with Saudi ACWA Power

Posted: November 3, 2018 at 1:51 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Egypt signed a deal with Saudi Arabian utility developer ACWA Power on Thursday to build a $2.3 billion power plant in the country’s south, the Egyptian electricity minister said. The plant, which will have a capacity of 2,250 megawatts (MW), will be built in Luxor province, the minister, Mohamed Shaker, told a news conference. He […]

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Egypt to build world’s biggest, most advanced clean-coal power plant

Posted: October 20, 2018 at 2:11 pm   /   Electricity & Power

As ports go, even sailors could struggle to find Hamrawein on the map. This town on the Red Sea, 600 kilometres south-east of Cairo is dwarfed by other harbours on the route to Suez, but all that will change over the next six years as Egypt builds the world’s largest clean-coal plant. A Chinese conglomerate […]

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IRENA: Egypt can generate over 50% of its electricity with renewable energy

Posted: October 14, 2018 at 6:27 pm   /   Renewables

IRENA’s new ‘Egypt Renewable Energy Outlook’ report shows renewables could present cost savings of USD 900 million annually. Egypt has the potential to generate up to 53 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The Egypt Renewable Energy Outlook  report, released at a high-level conference in Cairo […]

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Rosatom to train 2,000 Egyptian technicians for Dabaa nuclear plant

Posted: October 14, 2018 at 2:02 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Russia’s State Atomic Energy Corporation Rosatom will train 2,000 Egyptian technicians to work on operating and maintaining Egypt’s first nuclear power plant (NPP) , Vice president of Rosatom Sosnin Gregory told Ria Novosti news agency on Friday. The negotiations are being held in Egypt in the framework of a joint Egyptian-Russian group working on organizing the process […]

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GE Power to supply four turbines for Egypt’s Dabaa nuclear plant

Posted: October 10, 2018 at 11:39 am   /   Electricity & Power

GE Says It Wins $700 Million Order for First Egypt Nuclear Plant. GE to supply four turbine units to planned El Dabaa reactor. Russia-built plant is part of Egypt push to diversify energy. General Electric Co. secured a $700 million contract to supply turbine and generator units for Egypt’s first nuclear power project, the company […]

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Edison, Qalaa Holdings scrap plan for 150 MW Abu Qir power plant

Posted: September 25, 2018 at 2:58 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Edison and Qalaa Holdings have decided to scrap their plan to build a $150 million combined cycle power plant in Abu Qir after determining that the project would not be financially feasible with current power tariffs, an unnamed source from Edison tells Al Masdar. Qalaa and Edison had planned to sell power from the 180 […]

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Egypt signs $352 million deal with Siemens to manage 3 power stations

Posted: September 23, 2018 at 12:57 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Egypt on Thursday signed a $352 million contract with Siemens AG and Siemens Technologie to manage three gigantic new power plants built to plug a gap in Egypt’s electricity needs, state news agency MENA reported. Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi opened the power stations in July, which were built by Siemens at a total cost […]

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Egypt, China sign deals for Hamrawein Plant, Oil Refinery, Hydroelectric Plant

Posted: September 3, 2018 at 10:55 am   /   Electricity & Power, Oil & Gas

Egypt, China sign cooperation agreements worth billions: President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and Chinese Premier Xi Jinping witnessed the signing yesterday of cooperation agreements ahead of the China-Africa Cooperation Forum in Beijing, according to an Ittihadiya statement. While the presidency confirmed no detail of the pacts, information has filtered into the local press, with MENA […]

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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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