Ministry of Electricity

EETC, Scatec sign an MoU to explore connecting electricity grid to Europe

Thu, 04 May 2023 - 11:54 GMT

The Egyptian electricity grid will connect it to Europe via Italy with a 3 gigawatts capacity

Youths offered 8K job opportunities as meter reading persons

Sat, 30 Nov 2019 - 01:03 GMT

The 8,000 job opportunities for young people with high and medium qualifications across the country.

Egypt launches 1st phase of black sand separation, extraction project in Rashid

Wed, 10 Jul 2019 - 11:12 GMT

The Rashid Beach area is the second region where the extraction process occurs after the coast of Baltim in Kafr el-Sheikh.

Electricity minister attends forum on sustainable development in London

Wed, 06 Mar 2019 - 11:14 GMT

Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker left on Wednesday for London to attend a forum on sustainable development.

Electricity Ministry works on feasibility studies of Egypt-Cyprus power linkage

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 - 03:00 GMT

Egypt-Cyprus electricity linkage is considered to be the first step to connect Egypt with Europe electrically.

Electricity min.: Electricity output quadrupled since 2014

Sun, 27 Jan 2019 - 12:48 GMT

He also said that the implementation of plans for lifting the Finance Ministry's subsidy to the Electricity Ministry has been delayed five years.

Egypt to take part in IEC conference in Korea

Sun, 21 Oct 2018 - 12:40 GMT

Egypt will take part in the annual conference of the International Electronically Commission (IEC), to kick off on Monday.

Shaker to head for Vienna to take part in IAEA nuke conf.

Sun, 16 Sep 2018 - 01:16 GMT

Shaker heads for Vienna leading a high-level delegation to take part in the proceedings of the 62nd Annual Regular Session of the IAEA General Conference.

Intensified inspection campaigns to detect electricity theft cases

Fri, 15 Jun 2018 - 11:18 GMT

The Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy is initiating intensified inspection campaigns.

Shaker to inaugurate Benban’s 1st solar plant in January

Sun, 31 Dec 2017 - 11:22 GMT

Shaker will inaugurate the first solar plant with a planned total capacity of 50 megawatts in Benban City in mid-January 2018.

Gov't denies rise in power tariff after new firm reads meters

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 - 01:29 GMT

The Ministry of Electricity has recruited the Shuaa-Arabian Scientific Information Company to provide meter reading services.

Egypt to support Libya electricity grid: Electricity Min.

Thu, 14 Dec 2017 - 01:28 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker asserted Wednesday.

Electricity Ministry to sign power meters contract next week

Wed, 22 Nov 2017 - 10:10 GMT

Trial operations will start next week in North and South Cairo electricity distribution companies.

Electricity min, Oracle VP probe fostering bilateral cooperation

Tue, 07 Nov 2017 - 02:08 GMT

Mohamed Shaker discussed Tuesday with Vice President of Oracle Corporation, Vasilis Dimopoulos.

Egypt made big strides in executive steps of Daaba Project: Minister

Mon, 30 Oct 2017 - 10:29 GMT

Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker said Egypt has made big strides in finalizing the executive measures needed for its partnership.

Elsewedy, EDF France sign for $150M from EBRD for solar projects

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 - 10:01 GMT

With a total capacity of 750MW, total funding for solar energy projects amounts to $500 million.

International donors finance Egypt’s solar power gig with $1.8B

Wed, 18 Oct 2017 - 09:58 GMT

These funds are pledged for the feed-in-tariff (FiT) scheme announced by the government in September 2014.

Electricity Ministry will shift to auctions to encourage investment

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 01:16 GMT

By 2025, around 37.2 percent of Egypt's power will be generated from renewable energy resources, Shaker noted.

Experimental phase of smart meters project expected in 1 year

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 12:08 GMT

The smart meters project will be accompanied by other projects in the infrastructure sector such as establishing computerized control centers, Ayman Hamza said.

EETC, INCOME sign new cooperation agreement

Tue, 17 Oct 2017 - 11:49 GMT

Egypt’s electricity sector witnessed a surge in its investments year-on-year.