Mohamed Shaker

Egypt prepares strategic plan for desalinating water from renewable energy sources

Tue, 23 Feb 2021 - 04:07 GMT

Shaker added during his speech, Tuesday, at the opening session of the first dialogue of the Energy Transfer Council, that the required land was identified with a 5-year plan aiming to produce about 2.9 million m3 / day.

Egypt allocates LE 320M to develop electricity network in Fayoum within 6 years

Thu, 18 Feb 2021 - 05:28 GMT

These investment contributed to the implementation of 10 new dispensers, 212 new transformers, the addition of 140.2 MVA capacity in addition to 157 metal kiosks, and the installation of 1533 medium voltage poles and a number (2104) Low voltage pole.

Egypt, Germany tackle cooperation in electricity, renewable energy field

Thu, 04 Feb 2021 - 03:51 GMT

During the meeting, Shaker said the KfW's participation in financing the electricity sector represents its confidence in the sector’s success.

Egypt achieves $1B in annual savings in fuel consumption

Mon, 14 Dec 2020 - 07:38 GMT

Shaker explained that, within 4 years, 28 thousand megawatts were added, through a plan that relied on 3 axes, namely the construction of new stations, the development of existing stations, and the maintenance of stations.

Egypt's Minister of Electricity denies existence of problems in prepaid meters' system

Tue, 25 Aug 2020 - 12:42 GMT

Shaker added that prepaid meters are distinguished by the fact that they do not need any human intervention and are fully functional.

Cleaning fees to remain added on electricity bills for 1 year: Min.

Tue, 09 Jun 2020 - 02:09 GMT

Whoever consumes more than 650 kilowatts per month will be excluded from subsidies and will bear the actual cost of the kilowatt per hour, according to Shaker.

Above 650KW of electricity consumption to be excluded from subsidies: Min.

Tue, 09 Jun 2020 - 02:00 GMT

The rate of the new increase for the domestic sector will be 19.1 percent, down from 21 percent in 2019/2020.

Egypt extends lifting subsidies on electricity 3 years, raises prices by 19%

Tue, 09 Jun 2020 - 01:47 GMT

The price of electricity for the domestic sector will be raised by the beginning of July 2020 by 19.1 percent.

Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker receives BT100 Award

Tue, 03 Mar 2020 - 07:26 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs Nabila Makram received an award from leading economics magazine Business Today, during the annual BT100 ceremony that honors top influential figures and companies positively impacting the E

Egypt to discuss electricity linkage with Congo

Mon, 27 Jan 2020 - 11:54 GMT

This came during Shaker’s visit to Congo on Sunday, heading a high-level delegation that includes a number of leaders of the electricity sector.

Electricity Min. to stop collecting cleaning fees starting July

Tue, 14 Jan 2020 - 01:38 GMT

The minister stressed that collecting these fees is not part of the Electricity Ministry's work.

Egypt-Sudan power linkage to operate on Jan. 12

Sun, 29 Dec 2019 - 02:08 GMT

The electricity minister said that the cost of the project amounted to LE 509 million, with a distance of 1,000 kilometers.

PM says nuclear energy one of strategic options to achieve sustainable development

Mon, 02 Dec 2019 - 10:20 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli underlined on Monday the importance of nuclear energy as one of the strategic options to achieve sustainable development.

Egypt to be in charge of developing African power grid: Minister

Mon, 25 Nov 2019 - 01:38 GMT

Minister Shaker conveyed the greetings of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi to the African event's participants.

Egypt applies new electricity prices as of July 1

Mon, 01 Jul 2019 - 01:06 GMT

The new prices come as part of the government’s economic reform program.

Electricity bill hikes save Egypt from LE 33.5 billion deficit: Min.

Tue, 21 May 2019 - 01:08 GMT

Egypt's Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker announced in a press conference raising electricity prices by 14.9 percent starting July.

Egypt raises electricity tariffs 14.9% starting July

Tue, 21 May 2019 - 10:47 GMT

Egypt's Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker announced in a press conference raising electricity prices by 14.9 percent starting July.

JBIC seeks to enhance investments in Egyptian electricity sector

Tue, 14 May 2019 - 10:04 GMT

This came during Toyoda’s meeting with Egypt’s Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker.

Electricity minister praises Africa's promising chances

Sun, 14 Apr 2019 - 02:37 GMT

The minister's statements came during the inaugural session of the second ordinary session of the African Specialized Technical Committee on Transport, Transcontinental and Interregional Infrastructure, Energy and Tourism.

Iraq keen to benefit from Egyptian expertise in electricity

Thu, 11 Apr 2019 - 03:12 GMT

Electricity Ministers of Egypt and Iraq have discussed means to enhance bilateral cooperation in the fields of electricity and renewable energy.