Electricity

Egypt, African Electrotechnical Standardization Commission sign MoU

Tue, 29 Nov 2022 - 05:38 GMT

Egypt and the African Electrotechnical Standardization Commission signed Tuesday an MoU.

Egypt sells 892 M kilowatt-hour of electricity internationally during 5 months

Sat, 26 Nov 2022 - 12:51 GMT

Egypt sold 892 million kilowatt-hours of electricity to the international interconnection countries and private sector companies BOOT during the period from February to July of this year.

Ministry works out tight plan to control losses due to power thefts

Sat, 26 Nov 2022 - 12:17 GMT

The Ministry of Electricity worked out a tight plan in cooperation with the Electricity Police to eliminate this crisis by increasing the penalty imposed on power thefts.

Egypt provide highest quality of electricity to tourism sector: Minister

Thu, 24 Nov 2022 - 10:23 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Dr. Mohamed Shaker, revealed that the ministry is keen to provide support to investors in various fields and remove all obstacles facing them, especially in the field of the tourism sector.

Share of renewables in Egypt's energy mix grows by 14.4%

Mon, 14 Nov 2022 - 03:26 GMT

The amount of the increase is 4,627 gigawatts.

Egypt, Saudi Arabia sign MoU for cooperation in fields of electricity, renewable energy and clean hydrogen

Tue, 08 Nov 2022 - 05:40 GMT

This took place on the sidelines of the meetings of the 27th Conference of the States Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP27), held in Sharm El-Sheikh.

Egypt urges government to cooperate with international expertise in green hydrogen field

Sun, 30 Oct 2022 - 08:53 GMT

President El-Sisi was also briefed on progress in electricity interconnection projects with neighboring countries, especially Saudi Arabia, Greece and Cyprus.

Egypt ranks 4th globally in generating electricity from solar energy

Mon, 24 Oct 2022 - 06:51 GMT

Egypt occupies the fourth place globally, in terms of the largest plants to generate electricity from solar energy, after the completion of the operation of the Benban solar plant with a capacity of 2000 megawatts, in cooperation with the private sector.

Renewable energy to play important role in liberalizing electricity market in Egypt

Mon, 10 Oct 2022 - 08:10 GMT

Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Dr. Mohamed Shaker, confirmed that the expansion of electricity generation projects using new and renewable energy in Egypt, has become indispensable, revealing that these projects have a positive impact on the state on different levels.

Discussed: How did Egypt's power network become of high quality?

Mon, 03 Oct 2022 - 07:22 GMT

During the past 8 years, the Ministry of Electricity was able to develop the level of service and strengthen the Egyptian national network in a way that would enable it to export the daily reserves to the network through electrical interconnection projects with European, African and Gulf countries.

et highlights prominent achievements in electricity sector in Egypt

Tue, 20 Sep 2022 - 07:12 GMT

Improving the performance of the network and maintaining the quality of the electrical supply, as the total amount of energy sold during 2021 amounted to about 189 billion kWh.

Egypt's rationalization policies 'saved surplus quantites of gas' and helped export to Europe: Cabinet Spox

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 - 06:46 GMT

The official spokesman for the Council of Ministers, Nader Saad, said that the government agencies are committed to measures to rationalize electricity, and accordingly, the lights are turned off after the end of official working hours.

Egyptian Amb. in Khartoum, Sudanese Electricity Min review efforts for power interconnection

Mon, 05 Sep 2022 - 07:10 GMT

Egyptian Ambassador in Khartoum Hossam Eissa met with Sudanese Minister of Electricity and Energy Mohamed Abdullah, where they discussed efforts for electrical interconnection between both countries.

Egypt holds talks on establishing submarine power cable to transport renewable energy to Europe through Greece

Thu, 01 Sep 2022 - 03:43 GMT

President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi received Thursday Dimirti Kopilosis, chairman of Greece's Kopilosis electricity corporate.

All 24 electricity services activated electronically, can be accessed via unified platform: Ministry

Thu, 01 Sep 2022 - 07:51 GMT

Egyptian citizens can now access all electricity-related services electronically through the unified platform, without the need to head to the ministry’s headquarters.

Egypt, Djibouti hold talks on potential partnerships in electricity sector

Mon, 29 Aug 2022 - 12:26 GMT

Minister of Electricity and Renewable Resources Mohamed Shaker met Monday with Djibouti Energy Minister Yonis Ali Guedi.

Egyptian gov't directs electricity consumption to save, export gas used in stations

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 - 03:37 GMT

The government is currently working on investing in the most important resource it owns, which is natural gas, to which huge investments have been directed in the past,” Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli said on Tuesday.

Solar panels installed on rooftops of gov't buildings in line with Egypt's plan to rationalize consumption

Wed, 10 Aug 2022 - 01:01 GMT

In line with the government's sustainable development goals, the Ministry of Electricity has installed solar panels on rooftops of its affiliated buildings to rely on renewable energy.

Egypt’s national electricity network has daily reserve of 17K megawatts: Minister

Mon, 25 Jul 2022 - 10:49 GMT

Dr. Mohamed Shaker, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, revealed that the expansions that took place in the national electricity network had a significant impact on the quality of service provided to the Egyptian citizens.

Egypt’s Sisi, Iraq’s Kadhimi discuss cooperation in infrastructure, electric power sectors

Sat, 16 Jul 2022 - 09:26 GMT

The President confirmed the importance of accelerating the implementation of joint projects between Egypt and Iraq, in order for the economic achievements to be commensurate with political relations, Rady added.

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