Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy

Egypt exerts efforts to become hub for clean energy - Electricity

Mon, 15 Aug 2022 - 04:39 GMT

The electricity sector is paying a greater attention to power linkage projects, Shaker added during talks with Slovenian Ambassador to Egypt Mateja Prevolsek on Monday.

Electricity min. attends signing of deal to set up photovoltaic power station in Suez

Mon, 05 Apr 2021 - 04:42 GMT

The deal was signed by the New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) and the Belectric–CCC consortium, the Electricity and Renewable Energy Ministry said in a press release on Monday.

Egypt, Jordan sign documents to enhance cooperation

Tue, 23 Mar 2021 - 03:51 GMT

Madouli and his accompanying delegation arrived on Tuesday to take part in the 29th session of the Egyptian-Jordanian Higher Committee.

Egypt allocates LE 320M to develop electricity network in Fayoum within 6 years

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 05:28 GMT

These investment contributed to the implementation of 10 new dispensers, 212 new transformers, the addition of 140.2 MVA capacity in addition to 157 metal kiosks, and the installation of 1533 medium voltage poles and a number (2104) Low voltage pole.

Egypt, Germany tackle cooperation in electricity, renewable energy field

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 03:51 GMT

During the meeting, Shaker said the KfW's participation in financing the electricity sector represents its confidence in the sector’s success.

Egypt achieves $1B in annual savings in fuel consumption

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 07:38 GMT

Shaker explained that, within 4 years, 28 thousand megawatts were added, through a plan that relied on 3 axes, namely the construction of new stations, the development of existing stations, and the maintenance of stations.

Trade, electricity ministers discuss mechanisms to activate local product preference law in gov't purchasing

Tue, 07 Jul 2020 - 01:33 GMT

During the meeting, the electricity minister asserted his ministry's keenness on giving preference to local products in the projects implemented by the Ministry.

Egypt extends lifting subsidies on electricity 3 years, raises prices by 19%

Tue, 09 Jun 2020 - 01:47 GMT

The price of electricity for the domestic sector will be raised by the beginning of July 2020 by 19.1 percent.

Dabaa nuclear plant to help transfer modern tech at home: Minister

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 - 11:11 GMT

El Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant (NPP) project will help transfer advanced technologies to Egypt, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker said.

Egypt keen on boosting African integration - electricity min.

Thu, 21 Feb 2019 - 02:29 GMT

Shaker pointed out to the important role played by electricity linkage projects in achieving development in EAPP member states.

Electricity Ministry sets vision of new electricity prices

Mon, 04 Feb 2019 - 03:12 GMT

Shaker revealed that the joint team from the ministry and EgyptERA commenced to work on a group of visions to restructure the prices of electricity within the plan of lifting subsidies which started five years ago, to be completed in fiscal year 2021/2022

Egypt seeking to promote Arab uses of peaceful atomic energy

Sun, 16 Dec 2018 - 01:39 GMT

Mohamed Shaker called Sunday for building qualified Arab cadres and organizing specialized workshops to help hone their skills in that field.

1st phase of electricity linkage bet. Egypt, Sudan to operate in Jan.: Min.

Mon, 10 Dec 2018 - 11:59 GMT

The first stage of electricity linkage with Sudan is expected to operate next January with a capacity of 150 mega watts.

The Impoverished can pay electricity bill debts on installments: Minister

Mon, 06 Aug 2018 - 05:08 GMT

The Electricity Minister denied rumors concerning cutting the power supply for impoverished individuals who cannot pay the bill.

Egypt to spend $1.4B over two years to develop electricity grid

Wed, 30 May 2018 - 01:11 GMT

Egypt had agreed on a loan worth 60 billion Kuwaiti dinars from the Kuwait-based Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development to build three new converter stations.

Egypt to start exporting electricity by 2020: Minister

Tue, 20 Jun 2017 - 04:00 GMT

Egypt has, “capabilities that could cover our electricity needs.”