Minister of Electricity

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.

Benban solar plant starts operating, Egypt targets 37% clean energy by 2035: Shaker

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 04:28 GMT

Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker attended today the launch of Benban solar plant’s operation. The first of 32 stations in the world’s largest solar power station, Infinity station is the first station in the Benban solar park.

Egypt signs 4 agreements with France worth €60M

Thu, 08 Mar 2018 - 01:36 GMT

All signed agreements are non-refundable grants from France to support successful sectors in Egypt.

Min. of Housing reviews plan for Sinai development with Sisi

Wed, 13 Dec 2017 - 07:10 GMT

Minister of Housing and Acting Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly reviewed the comprehensive plan for Sinai development during a meeting with President Sisi.

1st unit of Dabaa plant to operate by 2026: Electricity Min.

Mon, 11 Dec 2017 - 06:50 GMT

Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohammed Shaker said that the first unit of the Dabaa nuclear power plant is expected to be completed by 2026.

Hamrawein coal plant contracts to be signed in mid-2018: Minister

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 07:35 GMT

Three consortiums from China, Japan and American have submitted bids for the project

Saudi ACWA Power signs agreements for solar plants in Aswan

Tue, 08 Aug 2017 - 10:08 GMT

The three plants will reduce carbon dioxide emissions by 156,000 tons per year, secure power supplies to 80,000 households.