Power Cuts

Egypt Cabinet extends nationwide power cut duration on Sunday, Monday

Sun, 23 Jun 2024 - 04:48 GMT

This brings the total daily power cutting hours to up to three hours

New power cuts dates compatible with students’ exams

Tue, 07 May 2024 - 10:29 GMT

Egypt’s Electricity Holding Company announced Tuesday, halting its plans to reduce electrical loads during the morning hours which coincides with ‘the students’ exams’ and to start the power cuts at 3 pm to 7 pm.

Egypt to resume power outages from Monday after one-month suspension

Sun, 14 Apr 2024 - 06:28 GMT

The Ministry of Electricity has announced that it will resume daily power outages for inhabitants in various governorates starting from Monday, according to a ministry official.

Public employees in Egypt will no longer work from home on Sundays

Thu, 31 Aug 2023 - 11:26 GMT

Public employees in Egypt who have been working from home on Sundays in August as part of a government plan to reduce electricity consumption will work their shifts in the office starting September.

Egypt's president follows up on efforts to overcome power cuts crisis, avoid its recurrence

Thu, 10 Aug 2023 - 02:55 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi has followed up on state’s efforts to avoid the recurrence of the power cuts crisis in the future and put different scenarios to deal with the various probabilities in this regard.

Cabinet announces load shedding schedule in Egyptian governorates

Mon, 31 Jul 2023 - 01:57 GMT

Egypt’s Cabinet announced on Monday the schedule for power cuts in the different governorates as the country has been implementing a load shedding program since mid-July.

Egypt to announce daily schedule of power cuts on Monday

Sat, 29 Jul 2023 - 09:38 GMT

The government has received complaints from citizens that power cuts are longer in villages than in cities, he said, noting that malfunction of electricity networks is possible with the rise in temperatures. Electricity turbines consume higher amounts of gas due to the temperatures in summer, Saad clarified.

Egypt’s petroleum, electricity ministers discuss quick solutions to power cuts

Mon, 24 Jul 2023 - 12:42 GMT

Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker and Minister of Petroleum Tarek El-Molla held an emergency meeting on Monday to discuss putting quick and radical solutions to the power cuts crisis.

Yemeni students take exams in undershirts due to power outage

Thu, 11 May 2017 - 01:30 GMT

Students of Dhyaa school in the Yemeni city of Aden took their exams in undershirts instead of their regular uniform .