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New Net Metering Rules in Egypt – by Riad & Riad Law Firm

Posted: June 21, 2020 at 10:30 am   /   Electricity & Power, Renewables

On 28 April 2020, the Egyptian Electricity Utility and Consumer Protection regulatory Agency (“EgyptERA”), as the regulator of the electricity market, issued new rules for net metering. Net Metering is a system allowing customers to establish solar plants within their premises to meet all or part of their needs from electricity and feed any surplus […]

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12 companies bidding for Egypt’s 200 MW West Nile Delta solar plant

Posted: February 16, 2020 at 1:18 pm   /   Renewables

As many as 12 local and foreign companies are bidding in a tender launched by the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) to build a 200 MW solar plant in the West Nile Delta, the local press reports, quoting unnamed sources. The company’s include the UAE’s Masdar and Alcazar Energy, Saudi Arabia’s Al Fanar, Acwa Power, […]

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Two companies to conduct studies for 200 MW West Nile solar project

Posted: January 27, 2020 at 4:56 pm   /   Renewables

The project carried by an alliance of two companies has just been chosen to carry out the technical and financial studies relating to the implementation of a photovoltaic solar power plant in the West Nile. The installation will have a capacity of 200 MWp. As part of its policy to produce 20% of the country’s […]

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German Belectric wins contract for 50 MW solar plant in Zaafarana

Posted: January 26, 2020 at 3:17 pm   /   Renewables

The German company Belectric has been selected by the Egyptian authorities to develop the Zafarana solar photovoltaic project. It will supply 50 MWp to the national grid in Egypt. Several companies had been shortlisted for the construction of the future Zafaran solar photovoltaic power plant in the Gulf of Suez in north-eastern Egypt. These included […]

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China’s Gezhouba signs $287.5 mn contract to build solar plants in Egypt

Posted: January 14, 2020 at 3:21 pm   /   Renewables

Chinese state-owned construction and engineering company China Gezhouba has secured a USD 287.5 mn contract to build an undisclosed number of solar plants across Egypt with a combined capacity of 500 MW, according to Renewables Now. The agreement is for a period of three years. China Energy Engineering subsidiary to install 500 MW of solar […]

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Arab, foreign companies look to acquire plants in Benban solar park in Egypt

Posted: December 15, 2019 at 1:17 pm   /   Renewables

A number of Arab and foreign companies are in “extensive” negotiations to acquire solar plants in the recently inaugurated Benban solar power park, unnamed sources tell the local press. According to the sources, an unnamed company is closing in on acquiring Italy’s Enerray’s 50 MW plant, while two Emirati companies are looking to acquire three […]

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Gama Construction completes 6 solar PV power plants in Benban totaling 360 MW

Posted: November 6, 2019 at 10:46 am   /   Renewables

With a total of 360MW: GAMA Construction announces completion of 6 PV Power Plants in Benban. As part of GAMA Construction’s strategy to contribute in the development of the Egyptian economy and infrastructure, the company announced the completion and delivery of all its 6 PV Power Plants in Benban Solar Park – one of the […]

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SolarizEgypt to build solar power plants for Port Said industrial complex

Posted: November 5, 2019 at 3:38 pm   /   Renewables

SolarizEgypt is set to equip an industrial complex in Port Said with solar power plants to generate energy for 22 of the 58 facilities in the complex, Al Mal reports. The plants will generate a combined total of 569 MW of clean energy, and will receive an undisclosed amount of financing from the United Nations […]

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Egypt to inaugurate Benban solar park in November

Posted: October 19, 2019 at 3:55 pm   /   Renewables

Egypt will inaugurate the USD 2 bn, 1.4 GW Benban solar energy park in Aswan at the end of November, Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker said, Al Mal reported. Twenty-nine plants have already been linked to the national grid and began commercial operations. Egypt aims to produce 20% of its energy needs from renewable sources by […]

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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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