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Participants in discussions are demanding speeding up of procedures and for laws to be passed
The roundtable will discuss the private sector’s vision, in line with government efforts, on accelerating growth rates in new and renewable energy, particularly wind energy.
Egypt has given top priority to improve lives of its citizens, whilst pushing them towards realising their full potential
Egypt has faced significant challenges in securing its electricity needs, which affected investment in previous years
‘We received offers to buy energy at 2.45 piasters from solar power plants, 3 piasters from wind farms,’ says Shaker
Egypt, Morocco, Jordan most active North African renewable energy markets with $15.7bn invested over five years
Controversial documentary maker presents new film climate film to mark 50th Anniversary of Earth Day
Private sector companies apply for launching 2.75GW power plants, says Khayat
Most of Egypt’s PV solar projects curbed by intermittency, further development will depend on storage capacity increases
The authority seeks to attract foreign direct investment and facilitate procedures: Khayat
Arab, international companies offered to build new power stations with a total capacity of 5GW, says Shaker
The Emirati company would build a 200MW solar plant in Kom Ombo region of Aswan with $200m investments, and the EETC would buy the plant’s production at about 2.48 piasters per kWh
EBRD to have four offices in Egypt by 2020, says bank’s president
Yee Ean Pang, Director General, Investments, AIIB, said the bank has participated in financing 11 projects at the Benban solar complex in Egypt.
Egyptian companies have experience in establishment, operation, and maintenance of stations: Asran
Authority receive requests to implement 10GW projects in feed-in tariff programme, says El-Khayyat
Media Avenue honoured leading companies, most influential figures in the renewable energy sector
The event’s media sponsors are Forbes Middle East, Daily News Egypt, Al Borsa, Youm 7, and Hapi newspapers, as well as the Economy Plus platform.
The roundtable aims to discuss key themes regarding the private sector and the government’s vision to accelerate renewable energy growth and turn Egypt into a clean energy producer.
Electricity Ministry buys a kw/h from solar, wind energy plants for 55 piasters
Hatem Al Romy, chairperson of Triple M, reviewed the company’s activities and its role in implementing many projects in Egypt and Jordan and its efforts to benefit from research and science to serve the community development, in addition to localisation of technology.
Company intends to launch a wind farm in Egypt with investments of $250m
Arab, international companies awaiting approval to build projects worth $3bn
At least couple of British business missions to visit Egypt this year, says BEBA’s Chairperson
WBG’s new president praises country’s economic reforms
The government has started discussions in order to develop an e-system which will facilitate the work of the importers of renewable energy equipment when they deal with the Customs Authority and its affiliated outlets. Government sources told Daily News Egypt that the new system requires preparing an infrastructure to implement the system and connect it …
The residents of Fares village in Aswan founded the Fares Solar Village Union for Development and Energy Projects with a capital of EGP 10m. The residents said that the village has established a consortium of 12 local companies, and it includes 102,000 shares. The new company aims to participate in the implementation of two solar …
The government decided to keep the land usufruct fees for new and renewable power plants at 2% of the annual energy produced. Executive Chairperson of the New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA), Mohamed El-Khayat, told Daily News Egypt that the related law has set the land usufruct fees at 2% for solar and wind power …
Programme will mainly focus on strengthening gender equality
With a plan to be a regional energy hub, Egypt is building a hydroelectricity power plant, a nuclear power plant, a wind farm, and solar power plants, aiming to increase its use of renewable energy to 22% by 2020. Experts see the government’s effort as impressive, they yet believe there are some issues that need …