Renewable Energy

'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.

Green Aviation: Egypt plans for transformation to renewables use, environmentaly-friendly airports

Tue, 08 Nov 2022 - 12:22 GMT

Lieutenant-General Mohamed Abbas, Minister of Civil Aviation, confirmed that the ministry seeks, through an ambitious plan, to achieve the Egyptian state's orientations towards sustainable development and transform Egyptian airports into "environmentally friendly" by focusing on two axes.

Egypt urges government to cooperate with international expertise in green hydrogen field

Sun, 30 Oct 2022 - 08:53 GMT

President El-Sisi was also briefed on progress in electricity interconnection projects with neighboring countries, especially Saudi Arabia, Greece and Cyprus.

Sisi meets with Siemens’ chairman to discuss green energy projects

Sun, 16 Oct 2022 - 03:27 GMT

President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi received on Sunday Joe Kaiser, Chairman of the Supervisory Board of Siemens, to discuss cooperation in green energy projects as Egypt endeavors to become a regional center for the production and exchange of new and renewable energy.

Largest solar power plant in Sharm El Sheikh will operate in November

Thu, 13 Oct 2022 - 04:14 GMT

The plant would start producing 20 megawatts, the statement added, saying that the expansion of the renewable energy project has been adopted to make the city a green one.

Renewable energy to play important role in liberalizing electricity market in Egypt

Mon, 10 Oct 2022 - 08:10 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Dr. Mohamed Shaker, confirmed that the expansion of electricity generation projects using new and renewable energy in Egypt, has become indispensable, revealing that these projects have a positive impact on the state on different levels.

Investments in Egypt's renewable energy approach $3.5 bln to produce 3570 megawatts

Sat, 24 Sep 2022 - 07:16 GMT

Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Dr. Mohamed Shaker, affirmed that Egypt seeks to be a corridor for the transit of clean energy that the African continent enjoys.

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.

All 24 electricity services activated electronically, can be accessed via unified platform: Ministry

Thu, 01 Sep 2022 - 07:51 GMT

Egyptian citizens can now access all electricity-related services electronically through the unified platform, without the need to head to the ministry’s headquarters.

Solar panels installed on rooftops of gov't buildings in line with Egypt's plan to rationalize consumption

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 - 01:01 GMT

In line with the government's sustainable development goals, the Ministry of Electricity has installed solar panels on rooftops of its affiliated buildings to rely on renewable energy.

Egypt’s national electricity network has daily reserve of 17K megawatts: Minister

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 - 10:49 GMT

Dr. Mohamed Shaker, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, revealed that the expansions that took place in the national electricity network had a significant impact on the quality of service provided to the Egyptian citizens.

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.

Saudi fund chief says keen on working in Egypt especially in generating renewable energy field

Wed, 22 Jun 2022 - 04:41 GMT

He noted that the fund is willing to visit Cairo in September to inspect the fund’s projects in Egypt as well as inking a number of partnerships between Egyptian and Saudi companies.