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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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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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