New negotiations round on Ethiopian Renaissance Dam to begin August 3

Mon, 03 Aug 2020 - 08:54 GMT

In addition to the representatives of Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan, the meetings will be attended by U.S. and EU observers as well as AU experts.

Egypt’s House initially approves new amendments to Emergency Law granting President more powers

Sat, 18 Apr 2020 - 09:37 GMT

The president has the right to suspend the study and the work in governmental and private institutions, and to postpone the payment for the electricity, water and gas services.

Schneider Electric Co. reaches deal on power distribution in Egypt

Mon, 02 Mar 2020 - 12:25 GMT

The deal was reached on Sunday at a meeting between President Abdel Fattah El Sisi and Schneider Electric President Luc Remont.

Mitsubishi: Egypt achieved unprecedented growth in oil, power sectors

Thu, 20 Feb 2020 - 11:49 GMT

Such successes have driven Egypt to a surplus in electricity production, after constructing several power plants, he said in a press conference held in Cairo.

Electricity linkage with Sudan starts experimental operation

Sun, 12 Jan 2020 - 04:02 GMT

The capacity of the first phase being operated is 50 megawatts.

Egypt-Sudan power linkage to operate on Jan. 12

Sun, 29 Dec 2019 - 02:08 GMT

The electricity minister said that the cost of the project amounted to LE 509 million, with a distance of 1,000 kilometers.

Rosatom to train 2k personnel working in Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 - 03:38 GMT

Training will start early in 2020.

Egypt eyes prefabricated hospitals in new healthcare system

Sun, 13 Oct 2019 - 11:29 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly met on Sunday Chairman of GK Medical Management to discuss the project.

Combating power theft, state recovers LE 1.34B in 5 months

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 - 11:02 GMT

Hamza said the state managed to record around 1.45 million electricity theft cases between January and May.

Gov't denies rumors of electricity prices rise by 30-60%

Wed, 15 May 2019 - 02:20 GMT

The government has denied rumors of increasing the electricity prices by 30-60 percent in July, adding that such circulated percentage was false.

Combating power theft in Egypt explained

Mon, 13 May 2019 - 01:38 GMT

As the Ministry of Electricity has estimated the losses the sector incurred as a result of power theft in billions of pounds; it has put a plan to cease the violation.

Egypt is lowest country in terms of electricity prices: Min.

Tue, 26 Mar 2019 - 01:55 GMT

The price of selling electricity for high voltage is up to $9 globally, compared to $6 in Cairo.

Egypt locally-manufactures pre-paid meters: Minister

Mon, 11 Mar 2019 - 01:38 GMT

Minister of Military Production Mohamed el-Assar announced locally manufacturing pre-paid meters and converting old ones to smart meters in Egypt.

Electricity Ministry works on feasibility studies of Egypt-Cyprus power linkage

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 - 03:00 GMT

Egypt-Cyprus electricity linkage is considered to be the first step to connect Egypt with Europe electrically.

Pay-As-You-Go Sustainable Energy

Wed, 13 Feb 2019 - 12:11 GMT

The proliferation of digital technologies in Egypt’s electricity system comes within the framework of the government’s goal to harness the power of the digital economy and transition to cashless transactions.

Tales of power and injustice open a politically-charged Berlinale

Fri, 08 Feb 2019 - 11:06 GMT

Tales of power and injustice open a politically-charged Berlinale.

Electrical interconnection with Sudan to be activated in Feb.

Tue, 15 Jan 2019 - 02:19 GMT

Negotiations with Saudi Arabia, Gulf countries, Greece and Cyprus are underway.

Egypt plans to install 3.5M pre-paid meters in 2019

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 - 10:25 GMT

The total number of pre-paid meters installed amounts to 9.5 million

Egypt’s power achievements in 2018 discussed

Sun, 30 Dec 2018 - 02:32 GMT

The government’s efforts to boost its electricity sector were crowned this year with big achievements as many agreements were signed for major national projects.

Power consumption of households, factories records 68% of total production

Thu, 27 Dec 2018 - 10:27 GMT

The consumption of electricity has seen a continuous increase during the summer period from July to September 2018, with households and industry sectors constituting 68 percent of the total production.