Solar energy

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.

Funding Renewable Energy

Sun, 28 Apr 2019 - 12:42 GMT

International funding focuses on utility and small scales

Understanding Renewable Energy

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 - 04:08 GMT

With plans to increase renewable energy’s contribution from 10% to 20% by 2022, wind and solar energy will be key players in to Egypt’s clean energy movement.

Understanding Renewable Energy

Sat, 16 Feb 2019 - 04:07 GMT

With plans to increase renewable energy’s contribution from 10% to 20% by 2022, wind and solar energy will be key players in to Egypt’s clean energy movement.

Qalaa to sell electricity of Benben Project to government in Feb.

Thu, 14 Feb 2019 - 01:32 GMT

Qalaa Holdings announced that its first project to generate solar energy through photovoltaic (PV) cells in Benban hit a production of 50 megawatts.

Five plants, four transmission networks established in Benban

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 - 11:25 GMT

Benban Solar Park is located in Aswan. It is the largest worldwide, housing 40 solar plants with a total capacity of 2,000 megawatts.

ACWA plans to make solar panels as part of SoftBank,Saudi fund's $200B project

Mon, 14 Jan 2019 - 09:39 GMT

Riyadh-based ACWA Power, partly owned by Saudi’s Public Investment Fund (PIF), is in talks to become a manufacturer of solar panels, Paddy Padmanathan said in an interview.

Sisi starts periodical meetings with governors

Sun, 13 Jan 2019 - 04:39 GMT

The first meeting was with the New Valley governor.

A Renew-energetic Beginning

Fri, 07 Dec 2018 - 11:14 GMT

As Egypt chairs the African Union in 2019, AU Commissioner Dr. Amani Abou Zeid shares her action plan for unlocking untapped potential in the Dark Continent.