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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Studies are also being conducted to accomplish electricity linkage with African states capitalizing on their hydropower capabilities.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Those will be built by the UAE's AMEA Power.
That is when operated at full capacity.
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 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.
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.
The Egyptian Electricity Holding Company and GE Gas Power signed Wednesday two agreements of cooperation on reducing carbon emissions.
"There were negative effects on everyone and different sectors suffered from power interruptions, where loads before the year 2014 reached 3-4 thousand megawatts," he explained.
The implementation of a solar cell plant in Zafarana area to produce electricity with a capacity of 50 MW is underway, according to the New and Renewable Energy Authority.
The future of renewable energy in Egypt is far more promising than that in Europe if the human factor from laws and decision makers will earnestly pave the way since nature gives the country all the ingredients for success.
The developing works are conducted through the use of the latest devices and modern technologies that enable the service to reach Sudan with the highest quality.