Renewable Energy

President Sisi designates sectors in which Siemens welcomed for further cooperation

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 07:25 GMT

On his side, Siemens AG president and CEO expressed the company's aspiration to develop its activities in Egypt.

Investments in renewables in Egypt reach LE6 bn: Official

Fri, 18 Sep 2020 - 03:51 GMT

The total capacity generated from renewables on the national grid currently amounts to 5,800 mega/watt.

The Way to self-sufficiency, sustainability through bioenergy

Fri, 04 Sep 2020 - 12:35 GMT

In spite of the increasing care given to renewable energy, particularly solar and wind, bioenergy is still overlooked.

Egypt's production of renewable energy surges in 2019

Mon, 31 Aug 2020 - 12:27 GMT

Egypt’s production jumped by 82.7 percent on an annual basis to reach 6.5 terawatt hours (TWh), exceeding the average increase of 14.3 percent during the previous 10 years.

Egypt, Denmark sign partnership agreement to unlock green transformation, invest in renewable energy

Sat, 29 Aug 2020 - 09:57 GMT

Minister of International Cooperation Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, and Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Dr. Mohamed Shaker, signed the Egyptian-Danish Energy Partnership Program (2019-2022) agreement with the Energy Agency of the Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities, to unlock Egypt’s green transformation and invest in renewable energy.

Electricity generated from renewable energy rises 3% in 2017/18

Thu, 04 Jun 2020 - 10:53 GMT

the amount of electric energy generated from renewable energy (solar - wind) increased in 2017/2018, recording 2871 GWh, compared to 2780 GWh in 2016/2017.

Share of renewable energy in total power generated in Egypt to remain the same in 2020

Mon, 11 May 2020 - 12:55 GMT

The share of renewable energy in the total amount of power generated in Egypt annually is speculated to remain the same in 2020 compared to 2019.

Egypt on energy transition track

Wed, 18 Mar 2020 - 04:13 GMT

The country targets to generate 20 percent renewables in electricity generation by 2022 and to reach 42 percent by 2035.

President Sisi to attend UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020

Sat, 18 Jan 2020 - 03:34 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will take part in the UK-Africa Investment Summit 2020 to be held on Monday.

Egypt-PV: Overcoming All Barriers

Wed, 01 Jan 2020 - 10:31 GMT

National project manager of Egypt PV, the pioneer Small Scale Photovoltaic Systems project, speaks about how the project encourages investments in solar energy and works on raising public awareness, as well as the latest national developments.

Video: World’s largest wind farm in Egypt’s Gabal El Zeit

Sun, 08 Dec 2019 - 10:21 GMT

Egypt Today shot photos and a video of the world’s largest wind farm, Gabal Al Zeit having a capacity of 500 MW and 390 turbines.

Germany looks forward to more achievements in renewables with Egypt: JCEE

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 - 12:42 GMT

Nesel further ensured that Germany is looking forward to more achievements with the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity.

Egypt seeks to localize CSP technology, solar components production

Fri, 20 Sep 2019 - 12:26 GMT

The State Ministry of Military Production seeks to localize the production of concentrated solar power (CSP) technology and manufacturing of solar stations’ components.

Gov’t invests 19M euros in solar energy

Tue, 13 Aug 2019 - 11:33 GMT

An electricity plant of 26 megawatts capacity based on solar energy in Kom Ombo, Aswan, is included in the investments, Khaiat added Monday.

Construction of BOO system wind farm to start in October

Sun, 04 Aug 2019 - 02:19 GMT

The estimated cost of the project is $325 million, and it is expected to generate 2 billion kWH annually.

Egypt to establish wind farms in Suez Canal’s Economic Zone

Wed, 22 May 2019 - 01:36 GMT

The head of the Suez Canal Authority and the economic zone of the Canal pointed out that it is intended to produce 7,200 MW of wind farms to be established in the region,

2K MW of solar, wind energy added to Egypt’s national network: NREA head

Thu, 16 May 2019 - 10:23 GMT

The total amount of electricity generated from renewable energy in Egypt has reached 6,000 megawatt, as the government seeks to increase the renewables’ share in the energy mix.

Funding Renewable Energy

Sun, 28 Apr 2019 - 12:42 GMT

International funding focuses on utility and small scales

Egypt addresses Johannesburg summit on renewable energy efforts

Thu, 07 Mar 2019 - 01:49 GMT

Egypt plans to increase renewable energy contribution to energy production to 37 percent by 2035 amid plans to engage the private sector in setting up renewable energy projects.

Zarou Group offers to operate power plant built by Siemens

Wed, 20 Feb 2019 - 09:12 GMT

Zarou CEO explained that once the contract is signed, any financial dues will become the responsibility of the company and not the government.