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BMI: Why Egypt looks set to be regional leader in electricity for next nine years

Posted: March 11, 2020 at 1:12 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Fitch Solutions’ BMI Research Egypt Power report on Egypt’s electricity sector is on track to generate an exportable surplus. The report sees Egypt increasing power generation to 265 terawatt hours (TWh) by 2023 from 231.5 TWh this year. This will allow it to generate a surplus even as domestic demand rises to 234.9 TWh by […]

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Lekela starts construction of 250 MW West Bakr wind farm in Ras Ghareb, Egypt

Posted: February 29, 2020 at 12:59 pm   /   Renewables

Work has now started on the West Bakr wind project site in Ras Ghareb, Egypt. The 250 MW project is being developed by Lekela, an Independent Power Producer (IPP). Construction of the West Bakr wind project is currently underway. Work has recently been launched at a ceremony attended by several Egyptian officials, including the Minister […]

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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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Actis, Engie, Datang are all in running for stake in Egypt’s Siemens plants

Posted: November 15, 2019 at 2:42 pm   /   Electricity & Power

More details on potential investors in Egypt’s Siemens combined-cycle power plants: Actis, France’s Engie, and China Datang Overseas Investment are all competing alongside Blackstone’s Zarou to acquire a stake in the Siemens / Orascom Construction / Elsewedy Electric combined-cycle power plants, according to Bloomberg. Sources in the Electricity Ministry had said earlier this week that […]

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Zarou is reportedly leading the race for a stake in Siemens power plants

Posted: November 13, 2019 at 3:23 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Zarou is the top contender for stake in Siemens power plants: Blackstone Group’s Zarou is reportedly the frontrunner out of six investors looking to acquire a stake in the Siemens / Orascom Construction / Elsewedy combined-cycle power plants, unnamed Electricity Ministry sources tell Al Mal. The energy development company has reportedly submitted the best financial […]

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Egypt’s sovereign wealth fund looks to acquire 30% stake in Siemens plants

Posted: November 12, 2019 at 11:29 am   /   Electricity & Power

Egypt’s new sovereign wealth fund could take a 30% stake in Siemens-OC-Elsewedy power plants and place the rest with international investors. Sovereign wealth fund is looking to acquire a 30% stake in the Siemens / OC / Elsewedy power plants, the fund’s boss says, positioning the SWF’s interest in the three combined-cycle power plants in […]

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Scatec Solar completes its 390 MW Benban project in Egypt

Posted: October 19, 2019 at 3:51 pm   /   Renewables

Scatec Solar and partners have grid connected the last of the six 65 MW solar power plants in Egypt. This marks the completion of the 390 MW Benban solar project located near Aswan in Upper Egypt. The project is part of the 1.8 GW Benban solar park – one of the world’s biggest solar parks […]

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Egypt’s Renewable Energy IPP Model – by Shehata & Partners Law Firm

Posted: September 22, 2019 at 12:41 pm   /   Renewables

In Egypt, an independent power plant (“IPP“) may, subject to applying for and successfully being granted a generation license, sell electricity to private consumers under two different schemes; the net-metering scheme and the wheeling scheme. Both schemes are regulated by EgyptERA and involve the relevant network operator, being the relevant DisCo, or EETC (concerning the […]

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Lightsource BP eyes projects worth $8 billion amid expansion plans

Posted: September 22, 2019 at 12:34 pm   /   Renewables

BP’s solar energy arm eyes $8 billion worth of projects amid expansion plans. Lightsource BP, in which the major took a 43 per cent stake in 2017 eyes possible expansion in China and Australia – Lightsource BP chief executive Nick Boyle said he was targetting 10GW capacity build-up by 2023. Lightsource, the solar arm of […]

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Scatec Solar begins commercial operation of its fourth Benban plant

Posted: August 22, 2019 at 11:29 am   /   Renewables

Scatec Solar reaches commercial operation for its fourth 65 MW power plant in Egypt: Scatec Solar and partners have grid connected and reached commercial operation for another 65 MW of the 390 MW Benban project in Egypt. Scatec Solar now has 260 MW in operation in Egypt and expects to have completed the remaining two […]

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