Solar Power

Agreement to fund renewable energy projects with $1.1B signed

Wed, 30 Nov 2022 - 05:42 GMT

Those will be built by the UAE's AMEA Power.

Egypt installs solar-powered pumps at 85 water wells in New Valley

Sun, 26 Jun 2022 - 01:33 GMT

The press statement added that such pumps are planned to become generalized in order to rationalize the use of underground water, and promote clean energy.

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.

Norway's Scatec ASA to issue green bonds worth $334.5M to refund projects at Egypt's Benban Solar Park

Thu, 28 Apr 2022 - 10:15 GMT

The duration of those bonds is 19 years.

Egypt plans to produce 42% of its power from renewable resources

Sat, 12 Feb 2022 - 08:24 GMT

Egypt has a pioneering experience in implementing a solar power plant in Uganda under the supervision of the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Gendy said in an interview with Extra News.

Cabinet media center denies suspension of solar power stations

Sun, 06 Feb 2022 - 02:01 GMT

In a press release on Sunday, the center said that it communicated with the Ministry of Electricity which denied the news.

Egypt delivers solar-powered station to Ughanda

Wed, 26 Jan 2022 - 01:52 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador in Kampala Ashraf Sweilam held a celebration Wednesday marking the handover of a solar-powered station that Egypt has granted to Uganda.

Egypt eyes Chinese companies for solar-power projects, AI technology

Fri, 03 May 2019 - 10:33 GMT

The Egyptian delegation visited China Electronics Technology Group (CETC), China Metallurgical Group Corporation (MCC), China Enfi Engineering Corp., and China Silicon Corporation Ltd (SINOSICO).

Egypt to open the largest power plant in August

Thu, 04 Apr 2019 - 04:58 GMT

The construction of the park is being implemented in accordance with the schedule put by the government and the investors.

The solar-powered irrigation scene in Egypt

Fri, 01 Mar 2019 - 11:41 GMT

It can save up on money by reducing costs and limiting diesel usage.

First Solar Power Station at JW Marriot Cairo

Sun, 20 Jan 2019 - 03:06 GMT

The JW Marriot Cairo was the first hotel in Egypt to convert its lighting systems to LED energy-saving systems in 2014, which saved about 25% of the total electricity consumption of the hotel.

2018 Highlight: Egypt inaugurates largest Solar Power Plant worldwide

Fri, 28 Dec 2018 - 12:56 GMT

"All energy is ultimately derived for the sun and harvesting it directly through solar power seems to be the best way to transition to renewable energy."

Green Finance & the African Continent

Sun, 09 Dec 2018 - 10:58 GMT

Over the past few years, Egypt has made great strides in securing investments for its renewable energy sector. African Development Bank Country Manager Malinne Blomberg shares how Africa can take a page out of Egypt’s book to make its rich energy resource

Right on track: Final contracts for Hamrawein to be signed September

Mon, 27 Aug 2018 - 04:38 GMT

Final contracts for Hamrawein coal-fired power plant expected to be signed in September during President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi’s visit to Beijing, China.

International analysts praise Benban’s revolutionary technology

Sun, 05 Aug 2018 - 02:55 GMT

International financial and energy analysts are praising Benban Power Plant.

Bring on the coal: Egypt’s journey to becoming regional energy hub

Wed, 04 Jul 2018 - 10:13 GMT

Mohamed Shaker announced July 3 the establishment of a major power station in Moussa Water Spring (Ayoun Moussa) in Sinai.

Benban Solar Project biggest in the world: Min.

Tue, 03 Jul 2018 - 10:01 GMT

Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker announced on Tuesday that the ongoing Benban Solar Project will be the biggest in the world.

Benban solar plant starts operating, Egypt targets 37% clean energy by 2035: Shaker

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 04:28 GMT

Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker attended today the launch of Benban solar plant’s operation. The first of 32 stations in the world’s largest solar power station, Infinity station is the first station in the Benban solar park.

In 24 hours, world's largest solar plant to open in Egypt

Mon, 12 Mar 2018 - 03:27 GMT

In less than 24 hours, the world will witness the inauguration of the first of 32 stations in the world’s largest solar power station in Egypt.

Egypt on a roll: World’s largest solar plant, regional energy hub, thriving economy

Sat, 24 Feb 2018 - 03:25 GMT

Benban solar park is set to be the largest solar plant in the world, edging Egypt forward on its path to becoming the region’s energy hub.