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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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Electricity Ministry freezes negotiations with Siemens over 2 GW wind farm

Posted: December 20, 2016 at 12:18 pm   /   Renewables

The Electricity Ministry has suspended talks with Siemens over a 2 GW wind farm due to the project’s high costs, Al Borsa reported. The Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) had been looking to reprice the agreement it had made with Siemens during the Egypt Economic Development Conference and reduce the price per kWh down from […]

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Video: Egypt Megaproject – On the way to the first fire (Siemens)

Posted: December 17, 2016 at 12:57 pm   /   Electricity & Power

The Egypt Megaproject, is about to reach an essential milestone soon: the first firing of the gas turbines. See what is going on behind the scenes at the power plant sites and meet the people who work in close cooperation and on a tight time schedule to deliver on this big challenge on time. http://www.siemens.com/egyptmegaproject […]

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Egyptian power project boosts Siemens quarterly profit

Posted: November 15, 2016 at 12:38 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Germany’s Siemens AG says revenue from a large power generation project in Egypt helped its fourth-quarter net profit rise by 18 percent. The Munich-based company, which makes trains and medical scanners as well as power plants, said Thursday that its profit for the quarter ending Sept. 30 rose to 1.18 billion euros ($1.28 billion) from […]

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Dresser-Rand to supply turbine-generator sets for Zohr gas field

Posted: October 25, 2016 at 12:54 pm   /   Oil & Gas

• Three SGT-400 gas turbine-generator sets destined for largest natural gas field in the Mediterranean Sea. • Approximately 20 percent more efficient than competing offers. The Dresser-Rand business received an order from Egypt-based Belayim Petroleum Company (Petrobel) for three model SGT-400 industrial gas turbines, including associated electrical generators. The total order value is in the […]

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Siemens begins trial run of El Burullus plant on Tuesday

Posted: October 17, 2016 at 2:33 pm   /   Electricity & Power

Siemens will conduct the first trial run of the Burullus power plant on Tuesday, government sources told Al Borsa. The company has already successfully tested the combined cycle plants at the new capital and Beni Suef power plants earlier this month. The Beni Suef plant will be connected to the national grid by the end […]

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Video: Egypt Megaproject – Ramping up to power Egypt (Siemens)

Posted: October 4, 2016 at 1:42 pm   /   Electricity & Power

The Egypt Megaproject is well under way. The power plants and substations in New Capital, Beni Suef and Burullus are quickly developing. The first batch of Egyptian power plant operators have been trained in Egypt and Germany. See our documentary movie on how the project has advanced since June 2015. 
http://www.siemens.com/egypt-megaproject (Source: Siemens AG)

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Siemens to select company for turbine plant design & construction

Posted: September 20, 2016 at 4:07 pm   /   Electricity & Power, Renewables

In June, Siemens signed agreements worth €8bn for high-efficiency natural gas-fired power plants, wind power installations, says CEO of Siemens Egypt. Daily News Egypt interviewed Emad Ghaly, CEO of Siemens Egypt, to talk about the updates and progress of the company’s power plants in Egypt. What are the latest updates of your three power plants—Burullus, […]

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