Electricity minister discusses with Siemens officials boosting cooperation

Wed, 31 Jan 2024 - 11:31 GMT

Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker Wednesday discussed with Stephan May, the CEO of the Electrification and Automation Business Unit at Siemens in Germany and Mostafa el Bagoury, the CEO of Siemens in Egypt and their accompanying delegation ways of boosting cooperation between the Egyptian electricity and renewable energy sector and Siemens.

Electricity prices increased, effective Jan. 1, 2024

Tue, 02 Jan 2024 - 04:53 GMT

The announcement comes soon after the government’s decision to raise Metro prices, Telecom Egypt's increasing household internet prices, and mobile companies disclosing to customers new pricing schemes

Electricity prices climb at start of 2024

Tue, 02 Jan 2024 - 03:28 GMT

The announcement comes soon after the government’s decision to raise Metro prices, Telecom Egypt declaring an increase in household internet prices, and telecom operators across the country upping prices on mobile tariffs

To save power: Egypt to cut electricity for 2 hours daily

Tue, 02 Jan 2024 - 03:11 GMT

The timings will be declared for each neighborhood.

Decade of development: Remarkable transformation in Egypt’s electricity sector

Wed, 27 Sep 2023 - 01:38 GMT

Egypt has witnessed a remarkable transformation in the electricity sector and has become a role model for many countries, as exceptional achievements have been made.

Construction of Gulf of Suez wind station to be finalized by end of next Dec.

Sat, 26 Aug 2023 - 09:36 GMT

The construction of the Gulf of Suez wind station, which is owned by the New and Renewable Energy Authority, comes within the framework of the state’s plan to diversify energy sources and expand renewable energy projects.

Egypt's law regulate electricity transmission system in accordance with environmental standards

Thu, 17 Aug 2023 - 10:34 GMT

The Electricity Law included a number of tasks for the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company to operate the electricity transmission system in accordance with economic and environmental standards.

All you need to know about the solar plant in Al-Hamra Port

Tue, 15 Aug 2023 - 09:50 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Engineer Tariq Al-Mulla, inaugurated a number of development, modernized and efficiency-raising projects in some projects in Al-Hamra port, including the solar power plant project.

Egypt plans to reduce electricity network loss to 16.83% in FY23/24

Mon, 10 Jul 2023 - 08:11 GMT

Engineer Sedky said that the network loss is expected to reach 18.21% for the fiscal year 2022/2023, while the actual loss rate of the FY 2021/2022 was 22.188 percent.

Egypt conducts studies to expand electricity linkage with Libya, Jordan

Wed, 05 Jul 2023 - 01:57 GMT

Studies are also being conducted to accomplish electricity linkage with African states capitalizing on their hydropower capabilities.

Egypt-Sudan electrical interconnection project to operate by end of year

Tue, 06 Jun 2023 - 07:02 GMT

An official source at the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy revealed that the electrical interconnection project with Sudan, with a capacity of 300 megawatts, is considered to be a starting point for linking Egypt and Africa with a single electric grid.

Electricity Min.: We rely on local products in industry by 55%

Tue, 07 Mar 2023 - 12:26 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Dr. Mohamed Shaker, affirmed that the ministry and its subsidiaries are working to gradually localize the industry to reach 100% and give priority to the Egyptian product.

Egypt to establish $120M factory to generate power from solid waste

Tue, 10 Jan 2023 - 02:28 GMT

Minister of Environment Yasmine Fouad held a meeting Monday with a number of officials to follow up on the updates of establishing the factory in Giza's Abou Rawash.

Egypt invested LE 12 bln in electricity sector during 2022

Sat, 24 Dec 2022 - 11:41 GMT

The Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company succeeded during the year 2022 in implementing what it has planned at a rate of about 62%, as the investments spent during the year amounted to about 12.307 billion pounds.

Agreement to fund renewable energy projects with $1.1B signed

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 - 05:42 GMT

Those will be built by the UAE's AMEA Power.

Egypt's Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant to reduce carbon emissions by 14M tons

Mon, 14 Nov 2022 - 03:53 GMT

That is when operated at full capacity.

Egyptian-Saudi agreement to produce electricity from wind with capacity of 10 GWs

Wed, 02 Nov 2022 - 06:05 GMT

The MoU was signed between Egypt’s New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA), the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company, and the Saudi ACWA Power Company.

Egyptian Amb. in Khartoum, Sudanese Electricity Min review efforts for power interconnection

Mon, 05 Sep 2022 - 07:10 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador in Khartoum Hossam Eissa met with Sudanese Minister of Electricity and Energy Mohamed Abdullah, where they discussed efforts for electrical interconnection between both countries.

Egyptian gov't directs electricity consumption to save, export gas used in stations

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 - 03:37 GMT

The government is currently working on investing in the most important resource it owns, which is natural gas, to which huge investments have been directed in the past,” Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli said on Tuesday.

Egypt, GE Gas Power sign 2 agreements on carbon emission reduction

Wed, 15 Jun 2022 - 06:47 GMT

The Egyptian Electricity Holding Company and GE Gas Power signed Wednesday two agreements of cooperation on reducing carbon emissions.