Power-saving electricity cuts to end in Egypt on July 21 till mid-September

Wed, 17 Jul 2024 - 04:15 GMT

Electricity use increased by 12 percent in 2024.

Electricity linkage between Egypt, Saudi Arabia to begin Fall 2025

Tue, 16 Jul 2024 - 04:21 GMT

The project is implemented by a consortium of three global companies.

Egypt, Saudi Arabia forge stronger energy ties with major electrical interconnection project

Mon, 15 Jul 2024 - 01:39 GMT

The project aims to establish a maximum capacity of 3,000 megawatts, which is expected to be achieved by early 2026.

Egyptian Cabinet reshuffle: Who is the new Minister of Electricity?

Tue, 02 Jul 2024 - 08:24 GMT

Esmat is scheduled to be sworn in along with the other ministers on Wednesday.

To save power: shops in Egypt to close 1 hour earlier

Tue, 25 Jun 2024 - 02:14 GMT

The shops will close at 10:00 p.m. instead of 11:00 p.m.

Egyptian government to stop electricity cuts in summer 2024 by importing $1.18B worth of fuels

Tue, 25 Jun 2024 - 01:55 GMT

The prime minister stated that the electricity crisis worsened on Monday because a gas field in one of the neighboring states got out of service for 24 hours.

Egyptian president instructs government to take immediate measures on power cuts

Tue, 25 Jun 2024 - 11:19 GMT

A high-profile source told Extra News Tuesday.

Egyptian government to issue key decisions on electricity crisis Tuesday

Tue, 25 Jun 2024 - 08:17 GMT

Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli will hold on Tuesday a meeting aimed at issuing key decisions on the electricity crisis, a governmental source told Extra News.

Egypt to build dry casks for storing spent nuclear fuel

Thu, 13 Jun 2024 - 01:32 GMT

The Nuclear Plants Authority submitted a request with the Egyptian Nuclear and Radiological Regulatory Authority (ENRRA) to obtain a construction permit.

Highlights of projects aimed at turning Egypt into trade, energy hub

Tue, 04 Jun 2024 - 10:56 GMT

Since 2018, the government has been implementing projects in relevant sectors with the aim of achieving that goal.

Offers for selling electricity by investors to private sector consumers lasts until Aug.

Mon, 03 Jun 2024 - 11:09 GMT

Omran said that the experience of allowing the private sector to sell energy to the consumer from the private sector also opens the door to liberalizing the electricity market in Egypt.

Egyptian president instructs government to move forward with land reclamation projects

Wed, 08 May 2024 - 03:07 GMT

That is within a plan to increase the supply of food products, offering them in reasonable prices in the local market and also exporting.

EGAS partners with Höegh LNG to deploy FSRU for enhanced energy security

Tue, 07 May 2024 - 11:58 GMT

According to a statement released by Hoegh LNG Holdings, the FSRU Hoegh Galleon is expected to be stationed in Ain Sokhna, Egypt, for approximately 19 to 20 months

Egypt may stop power cuts mid-May after arrival of 2 gas shipments: source

Wed, 24 Apr 2024 - 02:34 GMT

That is in tandem with the suspension of gas exports.

Cabinet to stop power cuts at churches during Easter celebrations

Sat, 20 Apr 2024 - 11:38 GMT

Egypt's plan to reduce electrical loads will not be implemented at churches during the days where Coptics are celebrating the Glorious Resurrection feast and the Holy Week.

EU proposes €7.4B-bundle of financial support, investments targeted at Egypt

Sun, 17 Mar 2024 - 12:51 GMT

The plan's duration is between 2024 and 2027.

Electricity minister discusses with Siemens officials boosting cooperation

Wed, 31 Jan 2024 - 11:31 GMT

Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker Wednesday discussed with Stephan May, the CEO of the Electrification and Automation Business Unit at Siemens in Germany and Mostafa el Bagoury, the CEO of Siemens in Egypt and their accompanying delegation ways of boosting cooperation between the Egyptian electricity and renewable energy sector and Siemens.

Egypt to become active player in establishing joint Arab market for electricity in 2024-2030: IDSC

Mon, 08 Jan 2024 - 09:28 GMT

The project considers macroeconomic trends, as well as trends at the level of the economic and social sectors that support the renaissance of the Egyptian state.

Electricity prices increased, effective Jan. 1, 2024

Tue, 02 Jan 2024 - 04:53 GMT

The announcement comes soon after the government’s decision to raise Metro prices, Telecom Egypt's increasing household internet prices, and mobile companies disclosing to customers new pricing schemes

Electricity prices climb at start of 2024

Tue, 02 Jan 2024 - 03:28 GMT

The announcement comes soon after the government’s decision to raise Metro prices, Telecom Egypt declaring an increase in household internet prices, and telecom operators across the country upping prices on mobile tariffs