Minister of Electricity

New and Renewable Energy Authority set LE 8B as budget during FY2024/2025

Tue, 26 Mar 2024 - 01:25 GMT

This budget will be divided, with approximately LE 4 billion allocated for current expenses and around LE 3.7 billion designated for investments in renewable energy projects.

Measures to boost Private Sector participation in new energy projects - Minister

Mon, 07 Mar 2022 - 04:53 GMT

This vital sector is very interested in following many mechanisms to promote the participation of the Private Sector in different projects it is carrying out, topped by the new and renewable energy ventures, added Shaker in statements Monday.

Shaker, Swedish minister probe boosting bilateral cooperation

Thu, 23 Sep 2021 - 12:39 GMT

The two sides tackled ongoing cooperation between Egypt and Sweden in different domains, including training a number of Egyptian youth to use state-of-the-art technologies in networks, particularly smart, digital and constant voltage grids.

Egypt prepares strategic plan for desalinating water from renewable energy sources

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 04:07 GMT

Shaker added during his speech, Tuesday, at the opening session of the first dialogue of the Energy Transfer Council, that the required land was identified with a 5-year plan aiming to produce about 2.9 million m3 / day.

Egyptian-French cooperation in electricity, renewable energy sectors

Tue, 16 Feb 2021 - 02:43 GMT

The minister statements came during a meeting on Tuesday with manager of AFD branch in Egypt in the presence of the French ambassador in Cairo Romatet Stephane to discuss future cooperation between Egypt and AFD.

Egypt's Minister of Electricity denies existence of problems in prepaid meters' system

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 12:42 GMT

Shaker added that prepaid meters are distinguished by the fact that they do not need any human intervention and are fully functional.

Egypt increases electricity prices rates

Tue, 09 Jun 2020 - 03:10 GMT

Minister of Electricity announced Tuesday, during a press conference, that the price of electricity for the domestic sector will be raised by the beginning of July 2020 by 19.1 percent.

Cleaning fees to remain added on electricity bills for 1 year: Min.

Tue, 09 Jun 2020 - 02:09 GMT

Whoever consumes more than 650 kilowatts per month will be excluded from subsidies and will bear the actual cost of the kilowatt per hour, according to Shaker.

Above 650KW of electricity consumption to be excluded from subsidies: Min.

Tue, 09 Jun 2020 - 02:00 GMT

The rate of the new increase for the domestic sector will be 19.1 percent, down from 21 percent in 2019/2020.

Egypt-Sudan power linkage to operate on Jan. 12

Sun, 29 Dec 2019 - 02:08 GMT

The electricity minister said that the cost of the project amounted to LE 509 million, with a distance of 1,000 kilometers.

JBIC seeks to enhance investments in Egyptian electricity sector

Tue, 14 May 2019 - 10:04 GMT

This came during Toyoda’s meeting with Egypt’s Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker.

Electricity minister praises Africa's promising chances

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 - 02:37 GMT

The minister's statements came during the inaugural session of the second ordinary session of the African Specialized Technical Committee on Transport, Transcontinental and Interregional Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism.

Egypt is lowest country in terms of electricity prices: Min.

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 - 01:55 GMT

The price of selling electricity for high voltage is up to $9 globally, compared to $6 in Cairo.

IRENA to present report on Egypt in Cairo

Mon, 08 Oct 2018 - 01:32 GMT

The delegation will take part in the three-day conference.

Electricity minister reviews outcome of President Sisi's China visit

Thu, 06 Sep 2018 - 08:52 GMT

The 6000 megawatts project comes at a cost of 4.4 billion dollars and is expected to be completed in around six years.

Right on track: Final contracts for Hamrawein to be signed September

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 - 04:38 GMT

Final contracts for Hamrawein coal-fired power plant expected to be signed in September during President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s visit to Beijing, China.

Investments in electricity sector cost LE515B in 4 years: Minister

Tue, 24 Jul 2018 - 10:33 GMT

The minister clarified that a big number of these investments was funded by loans.

Bring on the coal: Egypt’s journey to becoming regional energy hub

Wed, 04 Jul 2018 - 10:13 GMT

Mohamed Shaker announced July 3 the establishment of a major power station in Moussa Water Spring (Ayoun Moussa) in Sinai.

Benban Solar Project biggest in the world: Min.

Tue, 03 Jul 2018 - 10:01 GMT

Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker announced on Tuesday that the ongoing Benban Solar Project will be the biggest in the world.

Electricity Minister reveals new 2018/2019 electricity prices

Tue, 12 Jun 2018 - 02:44 GMT

Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker announced Tuesday in a press conference new hikes in electricity prices.