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Solar

KarmSolar to sell a minority stake to investors via a capital increase

Posted: August 30, 2022 at 1:26 pm   /   Renewables

Solar energy company KarmSolar will sell a minority stake to investors via a capital increase as it looks to expand its presence in Egypt and across the region, it said in a statement. The company hopes to raise “a significant amount” in the investment round, KarmSolar CEO Ahmed Zahran told Enterprise, but stopped short of disclosing the target sum […]

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ROSATOM received construction permit for the El-Dabaa NPP Unit 1

Posted: July 4, 2022 at 11:33 am   /   Electricity & Power

On June 29, 2022, the Egyptian Nuclear and Radiological Regulatory Authority (ENRRA) issued a permit for the construction of the El-Dabaa NPP Unit 1. This permit, along with excavation works at site, is a prerequisite for the start of the main stage of construction. “Obtaining construction permit for the Unit 1 is a momentous occasion […]

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Wärtsilä

Wärtsilä to supply added generating capacity and upgrade to Borg El Arab power plant in Egypt

Posted: April 26, 2022 at 2:45 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Wärtsilä to supply added generating capacity and existing plant upgrade for repeated Egyptian customer. The technology group Wärtsilä’s strong relationship with one of Egypt’s major independent power producers (IPPs) is further enhanced with a new order. Under a contract placed in February 2022 by Kahraba, a subsidiary of Egypt Kuwait Holding (EKH), Wärtsilä will deliver […]

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PHOTO - Kenneth Engblom Vice-president Wartsila Energy Europe and Africa

OPED: Africa can adopt renewable energy on a massive scale and save billions along the way

Posted: March 20, 2022 at 12:33 pm   /   Renewables

Oped by Kenneth Engblom Vice President, Wartsila Energy, Europe and Africa Africa’s energy future at a crossroad When it comes to building the future of energy in Africa, the decisions facing the continent’s leaders today are nothing less than of historical importance. More than anything else, energy systems are the very fabric of business and […]

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Lekela West Bakr

Lekela celebrates commercial operation of Egypt’s West Bakr Wind Farm

Posted: March 4, 2022 at 10:29 pm   /   Renewables

The Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy and the Chargé d’Affaires at the British Embassy in Cairo attend the event. Lekela now has over 1,000MW in operation, plus its development pipeline. Lekela, the renewable power generation company that delivers utility-scale projects across Africa, today celebrated commercial operation  of its 252MW West Bakr Wind farm in Egypt. Three months after the official start […]

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EIGHTEEN-TAQA

EIGHTEEN, TAQA Power sign long-term agreement for energy solutions

Posted: September 18, 2021 at 7:46 pm   /   Electricity & Power

EIGHTEEN, the luxury real estate project of twin cities, has signed an agreement with electricity giant TAQA Power, the power arm of TAQA Arabia “A Qalaa Holdings Company” for the electrification of “EIGHTEEN project” and to put in place an effective distribution network to meet the developers needs with a highly reliable & effective power […]

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Lekela: First Twenty Turbines Connected to Grid at West Bakr Wind Farm

Posted: August 3, 2021 at 11:17 am   /   Renewables

Lekela, the renewable power generation company that delivers utility-scale projects across Africa, today celebrates a landmark moment as the first 20 turbines at West Bakr Wind farm have now been successfully synchronized, with the wind farm now providing power to the grid. Synchronization is an important step to completion of the project. Now that this […]

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Nuclear-plant

Rosatom to provide $3-4 bn to Egyptian Dabaa nuclear plant contractors

Posted: July 13, 2021 at 3:41 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Rosatom will provide between USD 3-4 billion to several Egyptian contractors working at the site of the Dabaa nuclear power plant as soon as permits are issued and construction begins, the company’s Chief Sustainability Officer Polina Lion told a presser yesterday, according to a press release. The contractors: Hassan Allam Construction, Arab Contractors and Petrojet […]

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Siemens Energy & Turboden expand, decarbonize Egypt’s natgas network

Posted: April 28, 2021 at 9:33 pm   /   Oil & Gas

Siemens Energy, together with Turboden, expands and decarbonizes Egypt’s natural gas transmission network. Siemens Energy, working with Turboden S.p.A., a Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Group Company, has started development on the GASCO Dahshour gas compressor station (GCS) in Egypt, which will increase gas compression by 25%, without further fuel consumption, while reducing CO2 emissions by 120’000 […]

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pellets

Spotlight: Enactus UFE’s Arundo Pellets Project 2021

Posted: February 13, 2021 at 11:27 am   /   Electricity & Power

The world is facing enormous issues when it comes to global warming. Many factors contribute in that horrific phenomenon but Combined Heat and Power installations worsened the situation. Due to the excessive burning of either coal, junk, wood or residues in order to produce energy, tremendous amount of carbon dioxide was released during the past […]

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