Renewable Energy

Egyptian president discusses with Scatec CEO in-progress projects

Mon, 15 May 2023 - 02:56 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Monday CEO of Scatec Terje Pilskog holding talks on the projects carried out by the company in the fields of renewable energy and green hydrogen.

Samcrete, Al Kharafi awarded contracts under EBRD’s Fayoum Wastewater Program

Wed, 03 May 2023 - 01:42 GMT

Egypt’s Samcrete was awarded two contracts valued at €36.6 million to build new sewage networks and pump stations in Fayoum and Al Kharafi will design and build a new wastewater treatment plant with a 35k cbm/d capacity in a €23.9 million contract.

Greece's Mytilineos Holdings aims for investing in Egypt

Wed, 29 Mar 2023 - 02:56 GMT

Chairman of the General Authority for Investment and Free Zones (GAFI) Hossam Heiba held a meeting Wednesday with the representatives of Mytilineos Holdings.

Egypt to become Africa's top wind power generator by 2030: Cabinet

Mon, 27 Mar 2023 - 11:30 GMT

Egypt is expected to become Africa's top wind power generator by 2030, according to the Information and decision support center affiliated with Egypt’s Cabinet.

Upper Egypt to host 4,000 KM of renewable energy projects

Mon, 27 Mar 2023 - 09:49 GMT

Some 4,000 kilometers in Upper Egypt are allocated to power-generating solar and wind stations, an official source in the Ministry of Electricity told Egypt Today Monday.

To what extent will renewable energy projects be affected by current economic crisis?

Tue, 07 Mar 2023 - 04:25 GMT

Additionally, the minister cited decreasing the price of renewable energy to $2.3 cents for one kilowatt (kW) of solar energy and $2.4 cents for one kilowatt (kW) of wind energy – lowest prices globally – and the exempt released earlier this year for solar energy projects, as great incentives for investors in the sector.

Egypt, India cooperate on capacity-building within 'SolarX Grand Challenge'

Wed, 22 Feb 2023 - 11:28 GMT

Chairman of the General Authority for Free Zones and Investment (GAFI) Hossam Heiba met Wednesday with Manager of Invest India Aprajita Saini.

Egypt’s president orders continued implementation of national plans to enhance renewable energy role

Sat, 11 Feb 2023 - 05:36 GMT

Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi ordered on Saturday continuing the implementation of national plans related to enhancing the role of renewable energy, the Presidency said in a statement.

Egypt, EU probe means to boost renewable energy, green hydrogen cooperation

Fri, 03 Feb 2023 - 01:19 GMT

The diplomat had a meeting with Kadri Simson, the EU Commissioner for Energy, Belgian Energy Minister Tinne Van der Straeten and a host of key officials of the EU and Belgian energy companies.

Egyptians to access elecricity services via app as ministry finalizes unified platform

Tue, 17 Jan 2023 - 01:22 GMT

The Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy has been working to provide diverse services to citizens using the one-stop shop system, and a unified visual identity for all Customer service centers branches.

Japan supports Egypt to turn into regional energy hub - ambassador

Tue, 13 Dec 2022 - 03:11 GMT

Hiroshi pointed out that Japan cooperated with the Egyptian government in setting up an excellence center and provided 20 experts from JICA for training administrative cadres.

Egypt to direct 100K MW of renewable energy to produce green hydrogen in 10 yrs

Tue, 13 Dec 2022 - 11:43 GMT

Minister Shaker noted that renewable energy will be a source of income for Egypt like oil over the next few years.

'Manakh' becomes Egypt's 1st solar-powered neighborhood

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 - 02:14 GMT

It spans over 3,312 square kilometers, and has almost 100,000 dwellers.

On COP 27 sidelines, Egypt signs agreements worth $83 billion in renewable energy sector

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 - 02:43 GMT

The signing took place between the fund and nine developers on the sidelines of COP 27 hosted by Egypt in Sharm El Sheikh.

Egypt largest renewable energy producer in Africa since 2010-IDSC

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 - 02:39 GMT

Egypt is the second, largest country in solar energy production in Africa, according to an infographic, published by the center Tuesday.

COP 27 president stresses fair transition to clean energy in developing countries

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 - 12:32 GMT

Minister Shokry underscored the necessity of investing in new energy that should be clean, cheap, and sustainable.

Share of renewables in Egypt's energy mix grows by 14.4%

Mon, 14 Nov 2022 - 03:26 GMT

The amount of the increase is 4,627 gigawatts.

Egypt's PM discusses prospective green hydrogen plant with Australia's Fortescue Future Industries

Wed, 09 Nov 2022 - 02:41 GMT

They met on the sidelines of COP 27.

Egypt, Saudi Arabia sign MoU for cooperation in fields of electricity, renewable energy and clean hydrogen

Tue, 08 Nov 2022 - 05:40 GMT

This took place on the sidelines of the meetings of the 27th Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27), held in Sharm El-Sheikh.

Egypt, UAE presidents attend signing of MoU on 10-GW wind farm's monitoring systems

Tue, 08 Nov 2022 - 01:08 GMT

In July, Egypt's Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, and UAE's Masdar and ADNOC signed an agreement to build the farm.