Electricity

Egypt's National Electricity Control Center to begin full operation by end of 2022

Thu, 13 Jan 2022 - 12:15 GMT

The minister added that the first phase is planned to work in the first quarter of the year.

Sinai witnesses unprecedented boom in developing electricity networks: Minister

Tue, 11 Jan 2022 - 02:39 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable energy revealed that Sinai has witnessed a great and unprecedented boom in developing its electricity networks to be able to meet the needs of citizens and the national and investment projects that are being carried out for the first time on the land of Sinai.

Egypt eliminates power outages, exports the surplus

Mon, 27 Dec 2021 - 02:23 GMT

As a result, Egypt advanced 44 places in the electricity supply quality index in the Global Competitiveness Report in 2019.

3,636 megawatts added to service at a cost of LE47B: Electricity Min.

Mon, 27 Dec 2021 - 02:01 GMT

A set of measures had been taken, including implementing an urgent plan, completing some stations that were under construction, raising the efficiency of generating stations and contracting to implement three giant generating stations.

'Electricity linkage is a global orientation that Egypt has to catch up with': Pres. Sisi

Mon, 27 Dec 2021 - 12:20 GMT

The amount of megawatts added to the Egyptian grid since 2014 is 14 times those produced by Aswan High Dam (2,100 megawatts).

Lebanon asks for Egypt’s support in field of natural gas to urgently generate electricity

Fri, 10 Dec 2021 - 03:28 GMT

President Sisi directed the government to meet these demands as quickly as possible.

Egypt invests LE 7.7B to improve performance of electrical network during 20/21

Thu, 02 Dec 2021 - 05:00 GMT

Shaker referred to the efforts made by the electricity sector to support the transmission network on various efforts; To improve the efficiency of the network and reduce losses to be able to transfer sustainable electric energy from all production sources to all customers, in accordance with international standards through institutional work that adopts the economic operation of production stations, quality policies, optimal use of resources and assets, and preservation of the environment.

Egypt finalizing power transmission lines in Sinai to raise capacity of linkage with Jordan: Official

Sat, 27 Nov 2021 - 04:31 GMT

An amount of 9 billion pounds has been allocated to develop electricity transmission and distribution networks in North and South Sinai.

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.

9th Egyptian, Greek, Cypriot summit focuses on more fruitful economic, security projects

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 - 03:44 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi said that electricity linkage with Greece and Cyprus is getting Egypt close to linkage with Europe.

Egypt, Greece, Cyprus sign electricity linkage MoUs

Tue, 19 Oct 2021 - 02:18 GMT

Also, Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriate Affairs Nabila Makram signed MoUs with both countries.

Egypt's electricity sector accounts for 60% of gas consumed during 2020/2021

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 - 02:19 GMT

He added that the quantities of gas consumption of homes are targeted to reach 7 percent during the next fiscal year as a result of the intensification of projects to deliver natural gas to homes.

Egypt's Dabaa Nuclear Power Plant to bring about thousands of jobs, political, social, economic gains

Mon, 18 Oct 2021 - 12:20 GMT

Thousands of jobs will be available at Egypt’s first nuclear power plant, whose capacity amounts to 4,800 megawatts, and many more opportunities will be provided indirectly, said Amgad al-Wakil, head of the Nuclear Power Plants Authority on Monday.

Egypt, Saudi Arabia sign contracts for $1.8B electrical interconnection project

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 - 11:10 GMT

The contracts, which were signed simultaneously between Riyadh and Cairo, included contracts with three consortiums of international and local companies to implement the connection project, which has a capacity of 3,000 megawatts, with a 500 kV HVDC technology.

Report: Egypt to reap economic, political gains from interconnection electricity projects

Tue, 05 Oct 2021 - 10:43 GMT

Egypt is implementing electrical interconnection projects in the coming period, with capacity of approximately 9 thousand megawatts.

Egypt to allocate all capabilities to help end Lebanese energy crisis, work to quickly send natural gas to Lebanon: minister

Wed, 08 Sep 2021 - 01:30 GMT

Egypt’s Minister of Petroleum Tarek El Molla voiced hope that the country can soon export gas to Jordan to help supply Lebanon with electricity.

Total investments targeted for Egypt's electricity sector in 21/2022 plan hit LE 43B

Thu, 26 Aug 2021 - 03:49 GMT

Minister of Planning and Economic Development Hala El-Said, stressed that electric energy is the mainstay for comprehensive development, as all industrial, agricultural, tourism, urban, and service sectors depend on it to operate their facilities and generate added value.

Egypt generated electricity to Libya, seeks to achieve power linkage with Europe: Minister

Fri, 20 Aug 2021 - 12:27 GMT

Egypt succeeded over the past period to generate electrical power for Libya through existing projects.

Egypt to export gas to Jordan to secure electricity for Lebanon: Beirut

Thu, 19 Aug 2021 - 07:06 GMT

Cairo will send Egyptian natural gas to Jordan so that it can produce extra quantities of electricity and add them to the grid linking Jordan with Lebanon via Syria, a statement by the Lebanese Presidency revealed.

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