Power Plants

JICA celebrates 80% completion of 2 power plants upgrade in Egypt

Wed, 02 Jun 2021 - 12:03 GMT

This achievement comes under the frame work of the Electricity Sector Rehabilitation and Improvement Project which is financed by JICA with an amount totaling around $400 million.

Elsewedy Electric, Toyota Tsusho sign 50MW power plant agreement in Zambia

Wed, 28 Aug 2019 - 12:22 GMT

The agreement between the two companies includes a system for storing energy in batteries, in the cities of Sesheke and Mungo in the Republic of Zambia.

2018 Highlight: Egypt inaugurates largest Solar Power Plant worldwide

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 - 12:56 GMT

"All energy is ultimately derived for the sun and harvesting it directly through solar power seems to be the best way to transition to renewable energy."

Egypt, Germany sign economic protocol worth €129 million

Wed, 31 Oct 2018 - 10:04 GMT

Egypt and Germany signed a number of bilateral agreements on the sidelines of President Sisi’s four day visit to Berlin.

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.

International analysts praise Benban’s revolutionary technology

Sun, 05 Aug 2018 - 02:55 GMT

International financial and energy analysts are praising Benban Power Plant.

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.

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.

In 24 hours, world's largest solar plant to open in Egypt

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 - 03:27 GMT

In less than 24 hours, the world will witness the inauguration of the first of 32 stations in the world’s largest solar power station in Egypt.

Egypt on a roll: World’s largest solar plant, regional energy hub, thriving economy

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 - 03:25 GMT

Benban solar park is set to be the largest solar plant in the world, edging Egypt forward on its path to becoming the region’s energy hub.

WB agency aprroves $102M guarantee for Egypt's solar power

Thu, 11 Jan 2018 - 09:54 GMT

The power plants will have a combined capacity of 250 megawatts under the government's FiT scheme

Aswan solar complex undergoes 2nd phase in November

Sat, 21 Oct 2017 - 07:53 GMT

The second construction phase of Aswan’s mega solar power park project will launch in November.

US administration to rescind Obama-era carbon emissions rule

Tue, 10 Oct 2017 - 03:50 GMT

The Trump administration announced that it would take formal steps to repeal Barack Obama’s signature policy to curb greenhouse gas emissions from power plants.

GE names Jamie Miller as CFO, replacing Bornstein - wires

Sat, 07 Oct 2017 - 02:30 GMT

U.S. industrial conglomerate General Electric Co (GE.N) said on Friday it promoted Jamie Miller.

Six gas projects worth $2B were completed in FY 2016/17

Wed, 20 Sep 2017 - 11:53 GMT

Over the previous fiscal year, four gas discoveries were announced in the Mediterranean and Nile Delta regions.

IFC appoints new Egypt manager

Sun, 17 Sep 2017 - 04:16 GMT

Labadi was a member in the teams that organized finances for power plants in Egypt and Turkey.

Fuel oil, gas supplies to power plants secured

Sun, 10 Sep 2017 - 12:19 GMT

The power plants’ gas demand constitutes 65 percent of Egypt’s natural gas consumption.

Second phase of Siemens stations 90% complete

Mon, 21 Aug 2017 - 07:16 GMT

The second and final phase of the three Siemens stations with a capacity of 14,400 megawatts in the new administrative capital.

Mitsubishi Hitachi signs ¥12B deal with Egypt for gas turbines

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 - 01:04 GMT

The loan is funded by the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), head of the EEHC said.