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Egypt: 10-Megawatt Solar Energy Plant Inaugurated in Siwa

During inaugurating of the facility, Shaker said that the plant is to produce 10 megawatts of electricity.   “It contributes to meeting Siwa’s energy needs and will boost social and economic development in the oasis,” the Minister said. He hailed the UAE’s support for Egypt in all fields, asserting the deeply-rooted ties between both countries. … Continue reading Egypt: 10-Megawatt Solar Energy Plant Inaugurated in Siwa

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Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh to use solar power

Egypt aims to build solar power plants and wind energy facilities within the next three years, with a total capacity of 4,300 megawatts.     The Egyptian government intends to use solar energy for all lighting in the resort city of Sharm el-Sheikh, which currently relies on solar energy for 70% of its lighting. Khaled Fouda, … Continue reading Egypt’s Sharm El-Sheikh to use solar power

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Egypt to produce 20% of its energy from solar energy and wind power by 2020

An inclusive plan for energy subsidy reform is to be implemented within five years and includes protecting the poor, said Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi at the World Future Energy Summit (WEFS) in Abu Dhabi on Monday.   The president travelled to the United Arab Emirates on Sunday for a two-day trip to attend the summit and meet … Continue reading Egypt to produce 20% of its energy from solar energy and wind power by 2020

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177 international companies have applied for solar energy and wind power projects in Egypt

Around 177 international consortiums of companies have applied for solar power and wind energy projects in Egypt, chairman of New and Renewable Energy Authority ( NREA ) Mohamed EL Sobki said on Thursday. According to EL Sobki, out of 177, around 67 companies have been elected to take part in solar and wind energy projects … Continue reading 177 international companies have applied for solar energy and wind power projects in Egypt

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Egypt aims to produce 20% of power from solar energy and wind power by 2020

In an attempt to escape the energy crisis triggered by frequent power cuts, lack of fuel and the deterioration of national networks and power stations, the Egyptian government has signaled its intent to expand the use of new and renewable energy, notably solar energy. Despite the enormous potential, it’s still a daunting prospect because of … Continue reading Egypt aims to produce 20% of power from solar energy and wind power by 2020

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El Sewedy to complete Gebel El-Zeit Wind Farm within 3 years

Egypt’s El Sewedy Electric plans to finalise Gebel El Zeit project to build a network of 600-megawatt wind power farms within 3 years, vice president Wael Hamdy said.   In a statement to Amwal Al Ghad, Hamdy revealed that the total cost of Gebel El Zeit project is exceeding US$ one billion. El Sewedy Electric … Continue reading El Sewedy to complete Gebel El-Zeit Wind Farm within 3 years

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Egypt sets new feed-in tariffs for wind energy and solar power

The government hopes for new and renewable energy to account for 20% Egypt’s total energy mix by 2020. The Ministry of Electricity announced Saturday pricing for electricity generated by new and renewable energy sources for households and private sector companies. Minister of Electricity Mohamed Shaker said in a press conference that the purpose of the … Continue reading Egypt sets new feed-in tariffs for wind energy and solar power

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Egypt to generate 8 GW from solar power, wind energy

overcome energy shortages. Egypt will fix feed-in tariffs for renewable energy in early October as it aims to increase power generated from renewable energy sources, according to declarations made by Investment Minister Ashraf Salman, speaking at Al-Mal GTM conference in Cairo on Monday. He revealed that Egypt plans to generate 4 gigawatts (GW) of solar … Continue reading Egypt to generate 8 GW from solar power, wind energy

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Renewable energy in Egipt

Egypt generated 12.9-billion kilowatt per hour from hydroelectricity, mostly from Aswan High Dam and the Aswan Reservoir Dams, but analysts believe much of the area’s hydropower potential has been exhausted. A solar-thermal power plant located in Kuraymat, 100 kilometers from Cairo, generates around 140 MW of solar-thermal energy, saving 5,000 tons of natural gas per … Continue reading Renewable energy in Egipt

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ElSewedy wins Egypt contract to develop six 100 MW wind power plants

ElSewedy Electric Co. has won a contract to develop six 100MW wind power plants in the country.   The stock listed cable manufacturer clinched the deal to own and operate the wind farms in the Al-Zayt Gulf on the Red Sea. Under the deal, ElSewedy will be able to provide power to its customers over … Continue reading ElSewedy wins Egypt contract to develop six 100 MW wind power plants

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Egyptian government to invest $1 billion in solar energy projects

The Egyptian government has revealed its plan to invest $1 billion in solar energy projects. During a conference organised by the Chambers of Commerce in Alexandria last month, the Local and Administrative Development Minister Adel Labib revealed the $1 billion investment plan, stating that the solar projects would help create job opportunities for young people … Continue reading Egyptian government to invest $1 billion in solar energy projects

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Tenders offered for private sector in Suez Gulf for wind energy in May

Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Dr. Mohamed Shaker said that the ministry decided to open envelopes of the two tenders of private sector projects of the Gulf of Suez’s wind energy with capacities reaching 250 megawatts on 18 May. He added that a tender for Dairut power station with capacities reaching 2250 megawatts will … Continue reading Tenders offered for private sector in Suez Gulf for wind energy in May

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