Egyptian businesses win EBRD awards for closing gender gap in the energy sector

The Egyptian companies have promoted ‘green skills’ in the renewable energy sector and safe transport for women

Construction of new 250MW wind power plant begins in Egypt

The new facility is expected to help the country achieve its 2022 clean energy goal

Oil refinery in Egypt lent $50m for energy efficiency upgrades

The measures are expected to help reduce carbon emissions by around 289,000 tonnes

New $30m loan to support business energy efficiency in Egypt

They will cover investments in technologies such as thermal insulation, solar panels, geothermal heat pumps and water-efficient irrigation systems

New wind farm in Egypt gets $206m boost

The West Bakr Wind project will have a capacity of 252MW and is expected to produce enough renewable electricity to power around 350,000 homes

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Vodafone dials in to 100% solar power in Egypt

The firm plans to build between 20MW and 25MW of new solar infrastructure by the year 2025

New initiative supports women in green energy in Egypt

It aims to enhance employment and entrepreneurship opportunities for women in the industry

BP starts producing gas from major field in Egypt

The second stage of its West Nile Delta development is producing around 400m cubic feet of gas per day

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