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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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