Power Plant

NREA inks €228 mln deal for wind farm in Gulf of Suez

Wed, 19 Aug 2020 - 07:55 GMT

The project, envisioned to be one of the largest wind farms in Egypt, will be carried out at an investment cost of €228 million, Shaker noted during the inking ceremony.

ACWA Power connects gas pipeline to Luxor plant for LE 1.6B

Tue, 19 Feb 2019 - 04:49 GMT

Well-informed sources told a local newspaper that the total cost of the gas pipeline amounted to LE 1.6 billion.

Egypt cooperates with Saudi firm to establish power plant with $2B

Tue, 27 Nov 2018 - 12:09 GMT

Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker said that the capacity of the power grid in Egypt will rise to 25,400 megawatts.

Egypt signs deal with Saudi ACWA Power for $2.3B power plant

Thu, 01 Nov 2018 - 02:48 GMT

The plant, which will have capacity of 2,250 megawatts (MW), would be built in Luxor province in southern Egypt, the minister told a news conference.

Egypt has promising investment opportunities: Siemens CEO

Tue, 24 Jul 2018 - 11:58 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi opened four new power stations built at a total cost of $7.6 billion as part of the country’s development drive.

No blackouts in Egypt by beginning of 2019: electricity spox

Mon, 23 Jul 2018 - 11:18 GMT

In less than two years, the gov­ernment managed to end electrical power shortages and even pave the road for surpluses.

Offers by 3 consortiums to establish Hamrawein power plant :PM

Sun, 20 May 2018 - 12:33 GMT

The plant should be built in el Hamrawein district of the Red Sea governorate with the aim to generate 6,000 megawatts.

Egypt establishes 3 energy plants in Eritrea

Wed, 09 May 2018 - 05:33 GMT

Cabinet approved Wednesday establishing three energy plants in Eritrea, to generate electricity with a capacity of 4 megawatts

Indian power plant blast kills 20, injures up to 100

Thu, 02 Nov 2017 - 07:58 GMT

An explosion at an Indian power plant killed 20 people and injured up to 100 in the northern state of Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday.

MP greets Sisi after establishing power plant in admin. capital

Thu, 12 Oct 2017 - 02:35 GMT

Talaat el Sewedy greeted Sisi on his efforts in the energy file and providing energy for the new administrative capital before its inauguration.

German Min. to visit Cairo, meet with Sisi: Ambassador

Mon, 09 Oct 2017 - 08:45 GMT

The German Minister for International Cooperation and Development Gerd Müller will arrive in Cairo during the coming hours to sign cooperation deals with Egypt.

Power outage at media city caused by external failure

Sun, 27 Aug 2017 - 03:50 GMT

Osama Heikal said that a power outage in the city on Saturday was caused by a failure in the circuits feeding it from the 6th of October city’s power plant.

Credit Agricole inaugurates solar plant worth LE 3.25M

Sat, 29 Jul 2017 - 05:30 GMT

Minister of Electricity inaugurated a solar plant with a capacity of 960 kilowatts/day and investments of around LE 3.25 million above the Credit Agricole administrative building.

84% of power plant finished in New Administrative Capital

Sun, 18 Jun 2017 - 01:51 GMT

The plant costing €2 billion ($2.2 billion) will later function in the steam-electric system with a capacity of 4,800 MW.