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Belectric, CCC sign contract for Egypt’s 50MW Zaafarana solar plant

Posted: April 7, 2021 at 12:57 pm   /   Renewables

A consortium of Germany’s Belectric and Athens-headquartered Consolidated Contractors Company (CCC) has been awarded a contract to build and operate a 50MW photovoltaic (PV) solar plant in Zafarana, Egypt. The consortium signed the contract with Egypt’s New & Renewable Energy Authority (Nrea) on 5 April. Egypt’s Electricity Minister Mohammed Shaker attended the signing ceremony in […]

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NREA to sign €36m contract with Belectric for 50MW Zaafarana solar plant

Posted: December 15, 2020 at 3:31 pm   /   Renewables

Government entities are pushing ahead with solar stations in Zaafarana, Aswan: The New and Renewable Energy Authority will sign within days a EUR 36 million contract with Germany’s Belectric to establish a 50 MW solar power plant in Zaafarana, sources told the local press. Separately, the Electricity Ministry signed a contract with Emirati energy firm […]

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EBRD, TAQA Arabia promote private-to-private renewable energy in Egypt

Posted: December 13, 2020 at 10:08 am   /   Renewables

EBRD loan to TAQA PV for Solar Energy, renewable energy arm of TAQA Arabia First tranche of loan to finance construction of 6 MWp solar photovoltaic power plant to supply dairy producer Dina Farms One of Egypt’s first private-to-private renewable energy projects The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is promoting the expansion of […]

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Benban solar developers get reduced cost-sharing bill

Posted: December 2, 2020 at 10:47 am   /   Renewables

Benban solar developers get a break: The Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has signed an agreement with 32 solar developers operating at the Benban plant that will cut their cost-sharing bill by EGP 300 mn to EGP 1.6 bn, the local press reports, citing unnamed sources familiar with the matter. The agreement, which was first […]

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Six int’l companies bid for Kom Ombo solar plant consulting tender

Posted: November 8, 2020 at 12:57 pm   /   Renewables

Six international companies have submitted bids in the tender to consult on the construction of a EGP 1.4 billion, 50 MW solar power station in Kom Ombo, according to Al Mal, citing unnamed Electricity Ministry sources. Among the six are Belgium’s Tractebel, Malaysia’s Global Oriental, and Germany’s ILF Consulting Engineers, the sources added without specifying […]

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German ib vogt sells its share in 64.1 MW Benban solar plant to Masdar

Posted: September 16, 2020 at 12:59 pm   /   Renewables

Ib Vogt sells one of its Benban plants to Masdar, looks to offload three more: Germany solar company Ib Vogt has sold its entire share in its 64.1 MWp PV plant in the Benban solar park to Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy company Masdar, it said in a statement. The company did not disclose the value […]

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Egypt cancels construction of 200 MW West Nile Delta solar project

Posted: August 17, 2020 at 1:09 pm   /   Renewables

The Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has decided to cancel a recently launched tender for the construction of a 200 MW solar PV project in the West Nile region of Egypt, considering that Egypt had reached surplus electricity in a context of low electricity demand. However, it hasn’t cancelled the tender for 600 MW of projects that will […]

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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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