Renewables could provide 53% of Egypt’s power needs by 2030

The nation would, however, need to increase its investments to £4.9bn a year

Siemens completes giant combined cycle power plant in Egypt

It will generate enough electricity for up to 40 million people

Middle Eastern nations ‘plan to add 41GW of new coal over next decade’

That’s based on projects that have been announced and those currently waiting to be granted permission

WHO: Air pollution levels ‘dangerously high’ in many countries

The Indian city of Delhi and Egypt’s Cairo have been revealed as the world’s most polluted megacities

EU-Egypt ink new energy partnership

They aim to open up investment opportunities and tap into the “immense potential” in solar, wind and gas

UK uni contributes to concentrated solar in Egypt

The site features a combination of advanced solar energy-producing technologies, a water desalination process and a cooling unit

Egyptian LNG on the way towards the UK

The Maran Gas Apollonia vessel will deliver its LNG cargo to the Dragon LNG import facility in Milford Haven

BP starts gas production offshore Egypt

BP has announced the start of gas production from the Atoll Phase One project, offshore Egypt. It is producing 350 million cubic feet of gas a day – which is directed to the national grid – and 10,000 barrels of condensate a day. Located in the North Damietta concession in the East Nile Delta, it […]

Egypt to bolster grid by 20GW before 2020

Egypt plans to add 20GW of electrical generation capacity to its grid in the next two years. Media reports from national news suggest the total capacity of conventional power plants in the country now totals 37.9GW, in addition to 890MW of renewable energy. By 2020, the plan is expected to add 20.1GW to the country’s […]

Siemens Gamesa secures 262MW deal in Egypt

Siemens Gamesa has secured a 262MW turbine supply and 15-year maintenance contract in Egypt. The firm will install 125 of its G97-2.1 MW turbines at Gulf of Suez wind farm, located in Ras Ghareb. It received this order from a consortium made up of ENGIE, the Toyota Tsusho Corporation, Eurus Energy Holdings Corporation and Egyptian […]