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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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EDF, Elsewedy commission 130 MW solar power plants in Benban

Posted: October 16, 2019 at 3:39 pm   /   Renewables

EDF Renewables and the ELSEWEDY ELECTRIC Group are announcing the commissioning of two solar power plants in Benban (Egypt) with a total installed capacity of 130MWp. These photovoltaic projects jointly owned by the partners hold a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC). Their commissioning brings the EDF Group one […]

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Scatec Solar begins commercial operation of its fourth Benban plant

Posted: August 22, 2019 at 11:29 am   /   Renewables

Scatec Solar reaches commercial operation for its fourth 65 MW power plant in Egypt: Scatec Solar and partners have grid connected and reached commercial operation for another 65 MW of the 390 MW Benban project in Egypt. Scatec Solar now has 260 MW in operation in Egypt and expects to have completed the remaining two […]

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German ib vogt completes three PV solar plants at Benban complex

Posted: August 5, 2019 at 2:15 pm   /   Renewables

Ib Vogt begins commercial operation of three solar plants at Benban German solar project development company Ib Vogt has begun commercial operation of three solar power plants with a combined capacity of 166.5 MW at the Benban solar complex near Aswan, the company announced in a statement. The plants were awarded under the second round […]

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Scatec Solar connects first part of 400 MW solar plant in Egypt to grid

Posted: April 12, 2019 at 9:32 am   /   Renewables

First part of Scatec Solar’s 400 MW solar power plant in Egypt in commercial operation. Scatec Solar and partners have grid connected and reached commercial operation for 65 MW of their 400 MW Benban project in Egypt. The Benban solar power plant is Scatec Solar’s largest project under construction, and the Company is the largest […]

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Vodafone dials in to 100% solar power in Egypt – Energy Live News

Posted: March 17, 2019 at 9:42 am   /   Renewables

The firm plans to build between 20MW and 25MW of new solar infrastructure by the year 2025. Vodafone claims it will be the first company in Egypt to go 100% solar. The global telecommunications giant plans to generate all of its own electricity through massive solar plants in Banban, Aswan. It says the clean power […]

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JinkoSolar, Schneider donate 55kW off-grid solar project to Sinai town

Posted: January 3, 2019 at 1:43 pm   /   Renewables

JinkoSolar and Schneider Electric have completed a 55kW off-grid solar power project in Sinai to provide 35 families with electricity, according to a company statement. Before the project, the families of Abu Ghuraqd village used diesel generators, which gave them access to power only 8 hours per day and caused both noise and air pollution. […]

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KarmSolar, EBRD sign mandate for financing 10MW solar station in Egypt

Posted: October 30, 2018 at 4:33 pm   /   Renewables

KarmSolar, EBRD sign mandate letter for financing 10MW solar station under Power Purchase Agreement for Egyptian private off taker. KarmSolar and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) signed a mandate letter today through which the EBRD will study the financing of a 10MWs solar station of KarmSolar’s Power Purchase Agreements with one of […]

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TAQA Arabia, Hassan Allam break ground on EGP 1.35 bn Benban solar plant

Posted: August 29, 2018 at 1:22 pm   /   Renewables

Qalaa Holdings subsidiary TAQA Arabia and Hassan Allam Holding have begun constructing their EGP 1.35 bn, 50 MW solar power plant in Aswan’s Benban complex, Qalaa said in a statement to the EGX. The project is being finance by five international institutions, including the International Finance Corporation IFC, according to the statement. The power plant […]

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