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.

Egypt moved from severe deficit in power sector to surplus of 20%: Spox

Wed, 08 Jun 2022 - 10:03 GMT

"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.

Solar power plant with investments worth LE700M to operate in Q3 of 2022

Mon, 09 May 2022 - 12:36 GMT

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.

Egypt can cover all electricity needs from solar energy in 10 years only due to natural favors: Energy expert

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 08:50 GMT

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.

Egypt-Sudan electricity interconnection to become corridor for energy transmission to Africa, Europe

Wed, 23 Feb 2022 - 10:36 GMT

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.

Egypt eliminates power outages, exports the surplus

Mon, 27 Dec 2021 - 02:23 GMT

As a result, Egypt advanced 44 places in the electricity supply quality index in the Global Competitiveness Report in 2019.

'Electricity linkage is a global orientation that Egypt has to catch up with': Pres. Sisi

Mon, 27 Dec 2021 - 12:20 GMT

The amount of megawatts added to the Egyptian grid since 2014 is 14 times those produced by Aswan High Dam (2,100 megawatts).

Egypt's FM, IAEA director-general discuss reviewing Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons

Thu, 16 Dec 2021 - 07:30 GMT

A conference will be held on the matter in New York on January 4-27.

Egypt finalizing power transmission lines in Sinai to raise capacity of linkage with Jordan: Official

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 - 04:31 GMT

An amount of 9 billion pounds has been allocated to develop electricity transmission and distribution networks in North and South Sinai.

Egypt PM examines with Scatec, Metito introducing desalination plants powered by renewable energy

Thu, 15 Jul 2021 - 02:22 GMT

The meeting was also attended by the ministers of electricity and planning, deputy minister of housing for infrastructure, and the CEO of Egypt Sovereign Fund.

Does Ethiopia hold a grudge against Egypt's High Dam?

Fri, 09 Jul 2021 - 01:34 GMT

Such pretext aimed at playing down the fears of Egypt and justifying denying it its water rights is alarming.

Is the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam really functional?

Fri, 09 Jul 2021 - 12:10 GMT

Ethiopia eyes building three other dams, which along with the GERD are estimated to hold back 200 billion cubic meters of Blue Nile water.