IFC cooperates with Egypt in strengthening clean tech start-ups, enabling farmers to switch to solar

Tue, 14 Jul 2020 - 10:11 GMT

IFC announced Tuesday joining forces with the National Bank of Egypt and the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency (MSMEDA) to strengthen the clean technology entrepreneurship sector .

Yemenis go solar amid war energy shortage

Sun, 17 Nov 2019 - 02:01 GMT

When electricity was cut to Yemen’s capital four years ago after war broke out, Ebrahim al-Faqih saw a gap in the market and started selling solar panels.

Solar eclipse frenzy fuels astronomical tourism in Chile

Sat, 08 Jun 2019 - 10:40 GMT

The total solar eclipse expected in northern Chile early next month is already drawing flocks of visitors eager to glimpse a rare view of the phenomenon.

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."

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.

NOMP, China's GCL ink agreement to produce solar panels

Wed, 09 May 2018 - 11:45 GMT

The aim of the agreement is to establish an industrial complex to produce solar panels with the capacity of 5 gigawatts annually.

Egypt executes 3,195 projects with LE 667B in 4 years

Wed, 14 Mar 2018 - 12:47 GMT

Works are currently underway to finish 1,229 projects, with a cost of LE 1.5 trillion, presidential aide for national projects Ibrahim Mahlab said.

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.

Business News Wrap-up

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 - 05:30 GMT

A wrap-up of the most prominent business news of the day.

Business News Wrap-up

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 - 05:30 GMT

A wrap-up of the most prominent business news of the day.

First plant in Benban’s solar park to start production this week

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 - 04:14 GMT

The first solar plant in the world’s largest solar park, Benban Solar Park, will start production with 50MW this week.

Egypt founding member of International Solar Alliance: Min.

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 - 03:24 GMT

Egypt has become a founding member of the International Solar Alliance due to its rich renewable energy resources, especially solar energy.

EU official hails cooperation with Egypt in MATS plant project in Alexandria

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 - 03:40 GMT

A multipurpose Applications by Thermodynamic Solar (MATS) Plant was inaugurated in Borg El-Arab city, Alexandria on Tuesday.

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.

Business News Wrap-up

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 05:00 GMT

A wrap-up of the most prominent business news of the day

€22M Solar cell station to be inaugurated on Feb.25

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 04:19 GMT

Egypt is moving towards clean energy to produce electric power in order to save power and preserve the environment.

NREA to be restructured into 2 renewable companies

Tue, 19 Dec 2017 - 03:10 GMT

The New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) will be restructured into two entities, chairman Mohamed El-Khayat said Tuesday.