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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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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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Infographic: Egypt Megaproject – Siemens celebrates placement of first gas turbines at Beni-Suef

Posted: March 4, 2017 at 4:49 pm   /   Electricity & Power

• Power plant capacity of 4.8 gigawatts once completed. • Reliable electricity for 15 million people. • Around 4,000 skilled Egyptian workers at construction site currently. • New Siemens brand claim “Ingenuity for life” launched in Egypt. (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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