Solar energy

Egypt, India cooperate on capacity-building within 'SolarX Grand Challenge'

Wed, 22 Feb 2023 - 11:28 GMT

Chairman of the General Authority for Free Zones and Investment (GAFI) Hossam Heiba met Wednesday with Manager of Invest India Aprajita Saini.

Egypt's Nuclear Authority manufactures electronic chip for solar panel for first time

Sat, 31 Dec 2022 - 01:06 GMT

The Nuclear Materials Authority of the Ministry of Electricity was able to break into the field of manufacturing pure silicon, where the authority manufactured, for the first time, an electronic chip, starting from pure quartz ore.

'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.

Egypt's green hydrogen projects to curb carbon emissions by 39M tons per annum

Thu, 17 Nov 2022 - 01:03 GMT

The value of the projects to be established per those agreements is $85 billion.

Egypt has fourth largest solar energy plant in world

Tue, 15 Nov 2022 - 03:48 GMT

He said that transitioning to a green and sustainable energy sector is necessary not only to achieve economic growth, but also to enhance important aspects of people's lives such as health and education.

Egypt ranks 4th globally in generating electricity from solar energy

Mon, 24 Oct 2022 - 06:51 GMT

Egypt occupies the fourth place globally, in terms of the largest plants to generate electricity from solar energy, after the completion of the operation of the Benban solar plant with a capacity of 2000 megawatts, in cooperation with the private sector.

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.

Egypt implements 10 GW solar energy project in Sokhna

Thu, 01 Sep 2022 - 02:55 GMT

The project is being held inside the Jushi factory specialized in the manufacture of fiberglass in the Chinese industrial zone “TEDA” through a partnership between the Jushi factory and Inara Capital.

Electric cars become 1st environmentally-friendly transportation services in Egypt's Nabq Reserve

Tue, 26 Jul 2022 - 10:32 GMT

The electric transport project in Nabq Reserve is in its experimental stage, and it will be expanded in the coming period, especially in light of the government’s program to transform Sharm El-Sheikh into a green and sustainable city with all its facilities.

Egypt tops Arab countries in wind power, solar energy: IDSC

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 - 02:25 GMT

The Cabinet's Information and Decision Support Center said Monday Egypt tops a list of Arab countries in the production of wind power and solar energy, with highest 3.5 GW capacity.

6 solar plants established in villages in Beni Suef as part of Haya Karima

Tue, 12 Jul 2022 - 12:43 GMT

A total of 6 solar energy plants are constructed in villages of Biba in Beni Suef as part of the Haya Karima presidential initiative that aims to develop the life standards of the countryside.

EU supports Egypt to become major hub of energy in Mediterranean, Middle East

Tue, 17 May 2022 - 02:05 GMT

European Union Ambassador to Cairo Christian Berger said Tuesday that the union supports Egypt to become a major hub of energy in the Middle East, North Africa, and Mediterranean.

Egypt can cover all electricity needs from solar energy in 10 years only due to natural favors: Energy expert

Tue, 12 Apr 2022 - 08:50 GMT

The future of renewable energy in Egypt is far more promising than that in Europe if the human factor from laws and decision makers will earnestly pave the way since nature gives the country all the ingredients for success.

KarmSolar to launch first-of-its-kind solar grid in Marsa Alam, distributing 10MW to previously off-grid resorts

Mon, 14 Feb 2022 - 01:45 GMT

Subsequent to the permit award, KarmSolar launched the Marsa Alam Solar Grid, a first-of-its-kind regional energy solution that aims to power resorts across Marsa Alam.

Egypt launches 1st-ever solar energy-powered wholesale market

Sun, 13 Feb 2022 - 04:30 GMT

The project is part of the EU-financed MAIA-TAQA pilot project that promotes solar cooling applications in south MED countries.

Egypt can rely on solar energy to cover power needs, export to Europe: Farouk el-Baz

Thu, 16 Dec 2021 - 11:44 GMT

Egypt enjoys solar energy more than any part in the world, said famous Egyptian scientist Dr. Farouk el-Baz.

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.