Solar energy

Renewable energy share to Egypt’s grid to reach 10K megawatts by 2023: Minister

Wed, 24 Nov 2021 - 10:53 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy stated that the total capacity generated from new and renewable energy (including solar and wind) on the national grid will reach 10,000 megawatts by the year 2023.

Egypt’s AOI establishes solar power plant in Uganda

Thu, 21 Oct 2021 - 11:32 GMT

Egypt-based Arab Organization for Industrialization (AOI) has established a solar power plant in Tororo district in Ughanda as part of Egypt’s keenness to support relations with its brother countries in the Nile Basin area.

Spotlight on EBRD's support to Egypt's solar energy sector

Mon, 04 Oct 2021 - 02:23 GMT

Regarding Egypt, The EBRD described Benban solar project as one of its flagship projects, describing it as the largest solar park in Africa and one of the largest in the world.

Find out developments in Egypt's solar energy in 2 years

Sun, 15 Aug 2021 - 01:18 GMT

Egypt has embarked on mega solar energy production projects as part of its vision for 2030. We list some figures about the field in the past few years.

Wind energy can boost renewable energy produced in Egypt to 90K MW

Tue, 23 Mar 2021 - 11:27 GMT

Desert areas in Egypt extend over 7,673 kilometers.

UN inaugurates solar energy plant in Cairo slum area

Fri, 12 Mar 2021 - 10:09 GMT

A new solar energy plant was inaugurated on Thursday at Tawasol Community School in the impoverished neighbourhood of Istabl Antar, located in the Cairo slum area of Ezbet Khairallah.

5 new power plants to be built in Suez, Aswan thanks to lowered renewables price

Sat, 06 Feb 2021 - 01:31 GMT

Five new power plants run by solar and wind energy are being established in Suez Gulf and Aswan.

5 solar energy stations with 1K megawatts in capacity to be built in Suez, Aswan

Sat, 30 Jan 2021 - 02:04 GMT

The capacity of the five stations amount to 1,000 megawatts; 500 megawatts in each area. The total cost of the stations reaches $1.5 billion.

Glimpse into ongoing renewable energy projects in Egypt

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 12:21 GMT

Egypt vies for upping the share of renewable energy in the energy mix to become 20 percent in 2022, and 42 percent in 2035.

7 reasons why Aswan's Benban became the world's capital of solar energy

Sun, 01 Nov 2020 - 02:28 GMT

Benban Solar Park of Aswan will soon become the world's capital of solar energy for hosting the largest concentration of power-generating solar plants at a capacity of 1,465 megawatts.

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.

ACUD: Consortium of Military Production Ministry wins bid to establish solar energy stations in New Capital

Mon, 20 Jul 2020 - 11:31 GMT

The Administrative Capital for Urban Development (ACUD) called the winners – Benha Electronics Co. and Suntech Electronics Co. – earlier Sunday.

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-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.

200MW solar plant to be established in Kom Ombo

Mon, 25 Nov 2019 - 02:28 GMT

He explained that a 200 MW solar plant will be established in the same area.

French EDF Renewables partners with Egypt's KarmSolar

Mon, 25 Nov 2019 - 02:02 GMT

"This investment will allow KarmSolar to implement its ambitious development plan in the country."

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.

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.

Egyptian Consortium pumps $37M in Benban project

Sun, 05 May 2019 - 01:20 GMT

A total of 32 international companies are working to complete the project and deliver the energy produced by the Ministry of Electricity, which handles the issue of pricing.