Decade of development: Remarkable transformation in Egypt’s electricity sector

Wed, 27 Sep 2023 - 01:38 GMT

Egypt has witnessed a remarkable transformation in the electricity sector and has become a role model for many countries, as exceptional achievements have been made.

Construction of Gulf of Suez wind station to be finalized by end of next Dec.

Sat, 26 Aug 2023 - 09:36 GMT

The construction of the Gulf of Suez wind station, which is owned by the New and Renewable Energy Authority, comes within the framework of the state’s plan to diversify energy sources and expand renewable energy projects.

Egypt's law regulate electricity transmission system in accordance with environmental standards

Thu, 17 Aug 2023 - 10:34 GMT

The Electricity Law included a number of tasks for the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company to operate the electricity transmission system in accordance with economic and environmental standards.

All you need to know about the solar plant in Al-Hamra Port

Tue, 15 Aug 2023 - 09:50 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Engineer Tariq Al-Mulla, inaugurated a number of development, modernized and efficiency-raising projects in some projects in Al-Hamra port, including the solar power plant project.

Saudi cabinet approves MoU with Egypt in electricity, renewable energy spheres

Wed, 02 Aug 2023 - 05:58 GMT

The Saudi Cabinet agreed on a memorandum of understanding (MoU) between Saudi Arabia and Egypt to cooperate in the spheres of electricity, renewable energy and clean hydrogen, according to Saudi Press Agency (SPA).

Egypt's Prime Minister announces crucial decisions to tackle electricity crisis amid rising temperatures

Thu, 27 Jul 2023 - 06:31 GMT

The Prime Minister's decisions to resolve the electricity crisis included the implementation of an online work system for employees on Sundays throughout the month of August for government departments not directly involved in citizen services.

State’s electricity grid able to secure power supply: Minister

Thu, 20 Jul 2023 - 03:40 GMT

"The current power outage crisis is temporary due to the lack of fuel," he added, noting that it can be similar to the outage crisis Egypt suffered from before 2014, according to Youm7. In 2013, Egypt suffered a crisis of power outage that led several people to demonstrate against the pro-Muslim Brotherhood late President Mohamed Morsi.

Capacity of Egypt-Sudan power interconnection line raised to 90 megawatts

Thu, 13 Jul 2023 - 08:38 GMT

The source explained that the interconnection project with Sudan is one of the most important projects implemented by the Ministry of Electricity.

Egypt plans to reduce electricity network loss to 16.83% in FY23/24

Mon, 10 Jul 2023 - 08:11 GMT

Engineer Sedky said that the network loss is expected to reach 18.21% for the fiscal year 2022/2023, while the actual loss rate of the FY 2021/2022 was 22.188 percent.

Egypt conducts studies to expand electricity linkage with Libya, Jordan

Wed, 05 Jul 2023 - 01:57 GMT

Studies are also being conducted to accomplish electricity linkage with African states capitalizing on their hydropower capabilities.

$5B wind farm to be built by Norway's Scatec in Egypt to produce 5GW of electricity annually

Wed, 05 Jul 2023 - 12:59 GMT

The New and Renewable Energy Authority will secure a land plot for Norway's Scatec ASA to build a wind farm western Sohag as per an agreement they signed Wednesday.

Egypt's electricity sector registers steady growth, experiences surge in generation, purchases

Sat, 24 Jun 2023 - 04:31 GMT

Over the past eight years, Egypt has successfully added 31,000 megawatts of electricity generation capacity.

Egypt-Sudan electrical interconnection project to operate by end of year

Tue, 06 Jun 2023 - 07:02 GMT

An official source at the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy revealed that the electrical interconnection project with Sudan, with a capacity of 300 megawatts, is considered to be a starting point for linking Egypt and Africa with a single electric grid.

Egypt’s Sisi updated on electrical interconnection projects with neighboring countries

Thu, 01 Jun 2023 - 09:35 GMT

The meeting also discussed the matter of securing electrical supply for the national land reclamation projects in Egypt, especially in Toshka, the New Delta, Sinai and Upper Egypt, Fahmy said.

Data centers to consume 20 pct of world’s power by 2025: NTRA

Wed, 10 May 2023 - 07:38 GMT

Global reports predict that data centers are set to consume 20 percent of the world’s power by 2025, said Hosam El Gamal, CEO of the National Telecom Regulatory Authority (NTRA).

First pics of Egyptian-Saudi power linkage project emerge

Tue, 28 Mar 2023 - 08:41 GMT

Egypt Today has taken the first pictures of the Egyptian-Saudi power linkage project showing concrete bases for transmission towers in Badr City east of Cairo.

Ministry of Electricity details measures to stop LE 2B in losses to theft

Tue, 21 Mar 2023 - 09:52 GMT

The Ministry of Electricity installs code meters, gives judicial arrest power for its officers, and outsources the task of recording meter readings to eliminate yearly L.E.2 billion in losses to electricity theft.

Egypt launches new app. to help blind subscribers obtrain electricity services

Thu, 16 Mar 2023 - 11:57 GMT

The application is free and is called "Electricity Services for the Blind". It provides audio services and assists the blind in choosing the service they need.

Electricity Min.: We rely on local products in industry by 55%

Tue, 07 Mar 2023 - 12:26 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Dr. Mohamed Shaker, affirmed that the ministry and its subsidiaries are working to gradually localize the industry to reach 100% and give priority to the Egyptian product.

Egyptian firms, Uzbek government sign 7 MoUs in 5 sectors

Sun, 19 Feb 2023 - 03:37 GMT

The General Authority for Free Zones and Investment (GAFI) hosted Sunday in Cairo the meetings of the Egyptian-Uzbek Business Council.