Solar energy

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.

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.