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Hala El-Said said that major renewable energy projects included 32 photovoltaic solar power stations in Benban, Aswan, with a total capacity of 1,465 MW
Mohamed Shaker said that new wind farms, solar plants to add 2,400 MW by 2022, bringing total renewable energy capacity in Egypt to more than 6,378 MW
Loan of up to $10m to TAQA PV for Solar Energy’s projects
Shaker said that the Egyptian government has made great efforts to overcome the difficulties and challenges that the country’s electricity sector has faced in the last period. Serious efforts have been made at all levels, and with the help of the country’s development partners.
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