energy

Study: Egypt plans to increase electricity supply from renewable sources to 42% by 2035

Wed, 14 Sep 2022 - 06:45 GMT

A recent study published by the Egyptian Center for Thought and Studies stated that Egypt plans to increase the supply of electricity generated from renewable sources to 42 percent by 2035.

Egypt holds talks on establishing submarine power cable to transport renewable energy to Europe through Greece

Thu, 01 Sep 2022 - 03:43 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Thursday Dimirti Kopilosis, chairman of Greece's Kopilosis electricity corporate.

Egypt opens door to investment in green hydrogen via $8bln worth production facility

Tue, 30 Aug 2022 - 12:36 GMT

The study explains that this comes in light of the government’s efforts to diversify the basket of energy sources in recent years, where opening the door for investments in green hydrogen is considered a promising field in the event of overcoming various challenges.

Egypt, Djibouti hold talks on potential partnerships in electricity sector

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 12:26 GMT

Minister of Electricity and Renewable Resources Mohamed Shaker met Monday with Djibouti Energy Minister Yonis Ali Guedi.

How Egypt encouraged investment into green projects

Tue, 16 Aug 2022 - 11:32 GMT

The Egyptian state has put in place a package of incentives to encourage green projects.

Egypt's FM sheds light on importance of recent overseas visits by President Sisi

Sun, 24 Jul 2022 - 11:54 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry stated in a phone-in Saturday that the recent visits of President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi to several states reflect Egypt's keenness on persistent coordination with partners on all levels.

Egypt, UAE to establish wind farm with capacity of 10 GW

Wed, 06 Jul 2022 - 01:11 GMT

Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker stated Tuesday that the draft agreement has been finished.

Egyptian president receives UAE Minister of Industry, Advanced Technology

Wed, 06 Jul 2022 - 12:35 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Tuesday Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology Sultan al-Gaber.

Egypt, Saudi Arabia sign 14 investment agreements worth $7.7B

Tue, 21 Jun 2022 - 11:55 GMT

Those are in the sectors of infrastructure, logistics, port management, food industries, pharmaceuticals, traditional energy, renewable energy, e-payment, digital financial and information solutions.

Egypt's FM discusses with European Investment Bank's president boosting inflows to energy, green transition sectors

Mon, 20 Jun 2022 - 12:04 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry met Monday with President of the European Investment Bank Werner Hoyer within his visit to Luxembourg.

Egypt’s Minister of Environment reveals topics to be discussed at COP 27

Thu, 16 Jun 2022 - 04:06 GMT

A set of initiatives were prepared to be launched at the conference in the areas of agriculture, food security, water, finance and waste, gender equality, and transition Equitable energy, sustainable cities, an ecosystem-based approach and sustainable transport, she added.

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.

EU's need for supply diversification another building block in Egypt's 'energy hub'

Wed, 15 Jun 2022 - 05:57 GMT

The Russian-Ukrainian conflict has brought Egypt and the European Union even closer together, as its Commissioner Ursula Von Der Leyen described the North African country as a “trustworthy partner” in its Wednesday visit to Cairo and thus would be one of the EU’s energy suppliers.

Arabs should cooperate wisely to face global crisis as Russia-Ukraine war expected to last for years: Abul Gheit

Mon, 13 Jun 2022 - 12:04 GMT

Secretary-General of the Arab League Ahmed Abul Gheit said on Sunday that the Russian-Ukrainian war could last for years, hoping that the Arab world would cooperate in a wise way to face the current global crisis.

Egypt's GAFI chief visits Qatar to discuss potential projects

Tue, 07 Jun 2022 - 05:41 GMT

Chairman of the General Authority for Free Zones and Investment (GAFI) Mohamed Abdel Wahab held a series of meetings in Qatar Monday to discuss new projects as well as existing ones.

EU ready to broker solution to Ethiopian Dam crisis affecting Egypt: European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement

Tue, 07 Jun 2022 - 01:19 GMT

The interview covered the food and energy crises ensued from the Russia-Ukraine War.

Egyptian president discusses regional, global crises with EU Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement

Thu, 02 Jun 2022 - 11:59 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Wednesday at Al Itihadiyah Presidential Palace European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi.

Egyptian FM, EU commissioner discuss partnership priorities, Ukrainian crisis repercussions

Wed, 01 Jun 2022 - 03:54 GMT

Minister of Foreign Affairs Sameh Shokry received Wednesday European Commissioner for Neighborhood and Enlargement Oliver Varhelyi.

Egyptian, Cypriot FMs: We continue consultations on regional issues, East Mediterranean Gas Forum

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 01:34 GMT

The Egyptian minister praised the role of Cyprus in strengthening relations between Egypt and the European Union, saying “Cyprus is working to convey the Egyptian point of view to its European brothers.”

Egyptian, Cypriot FMs discuss enhancing ties in trade, energy & investments

Thu, 26 May 2022 - 11:33 GMT

“The bilateral consultations' begins between FM Shoukry and Cypriot FM Kasoulides to discuss bilateral relations; advancing cooperation in several fields, especially trade, energy, and investments; as well as to discuss regional and international issues of interest,” Hafez said on his Twitter account.

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