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Siemens to strengthen Egypt’s national grid with two new substations in the Delta region

Posted: August 15, 2017 at 9:54 pm   /   Electricity & Power

In a new move aimed at improving the resilience of Egypt’s power grid, the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has awarded Siemens a contract for the construction of two substations. These will be used to transmit electricity from the Burullus power plant, set to become the world’s largest combined cycle station, to the population. When […]

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Four companies remain in bid for 250 MW wind farm in Gulf of Suez

Posted: July 26, 2017 at 12:57 pm   /   Renewables

Four companies remain in the running for developing the 250 MW wind farm in the Gulf of Suez. Vestas, Siemens, Enercon, and Ray Power were the remaining bidders after a consortium made up of Power China and Goldenwind was eliminated from the race, Al Borsa reports. The bidding companies are scheduled to submit their technical […]

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Video: Steaming ahead – Egypt Megaproject hits two more milestones (Siemens)

Posted: July 15, 2017 at 3:24 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Watch how Siemens places together with its local partners, Orascom Construction and Elsewedy Electric, the low pressure steam turbine rotor in Beni Suef and proceeds with the erection of the Heat Recovery Steam Generator in Burullus. Two mile stones towards more electricity for Egypt. Learn more about the project here: www.siemens.com/egyptmegaproject (Source: Siemens AG)

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Five companies prequalify for Gulf of Suez wind farm tender

Posted: July 3, 2017 at 1:39 pm   /   Renewables

Five companies have reportedly entered the race for the New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA)’s 250 MW wind farm project in the Gulf of Suez, Al Borsa reports. Among the bidders are Vestas, Siemens, Enercon, Ray Power, and a consortium comprised of Power China and Goldenwind. 21 companies, including Lekela Power, Nordic Power, and Orascom […]

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Siemens to connect 400 MW from Burullus plant within days

Posted: June 20, 2017 at 8:12 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Siemens will connect 400 MW of power produced at the Burullus power plant to the national grid within days, according to Deputy Electricity Minister Sabah Mashali. It brings the total output from Siemens’ three plants to 5.2 GW, from the operation of 12 units. Separately, the Electricity Holding Company is set to pay EUR 25 […]

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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' Egypt Megaproject sets new global record for fast-track execution of power projects

Posted: May 9, 2017 at 1:44 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Inside Egypt’s record-breaking energy megaproject. Siemens has set a new global record for the execution of fast-track power projects by connecting 4.8GW of generation capacity to the Egyptian grid. Julian Turner asks Peter Ullrich, project director of the three combined-cycle power plants at Siemens Power & Gas Division, how it was achieved. Beautiful and benighted, […]

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Egypt & Siemens to form JV boosting oil generator business

Posted: April 23, 2017 at 12:27 pm   /   Oil & Gas

State-run Egyptian Electricity Holding and Egyptian Maintenance Company for Petroleum Services are in the process to establish a joint venture with German industrial giant Siemens, Ministry of Petroleum announced in a Thursday statement. Egyptian Minister of Petroleum Tarek el-Molla received earlier a delegation from Siemens, which involved Emad Ghaly, chief executive of Siemens Egypt; and […]

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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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Video: Siemens Egypt Megaproject – 4.8 GW in 18 months – Celebrating the connection to the grid

Posted: March 8, 2017 at 3:00 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Together with its local partners, Orascom Construction and Elsewedy Electric, Siemens celebrated a major mile stone in the Egypt Megaproject and broke all records in modern power plant construction by connecting 4.8 gigawatts (GW) of new capacity to the grid in only 18 months. Learn more about the project here: http://www.siemens.com/egyptmegaproject (Source: Siemens AG)

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