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Integrated industrial complex to produce solar panels with 5GW capacity
The Ministry of Electricity is preparing to launch new and renewable energy projects in cooperation with the private sector, using the system of bids, with a capacity of 600 MW. Ehab Ismail, the head of the technical affairs department within the NREA, said that the projects will be launched in several phases. Each phase would …
XD-EGEMAC to complete delivery of last station in two weeks, says Ramadan
Winning company will inaugurate a 200mW plant
EETC will buy energy from the solar power plants for 25 years at 8.4 US cents per kWh
The Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has asked solar companies to pay the final installment of cost-sharing installments for projects in Benban, Aswan. Sources at the Ministry of Electricity said that the tariff unit of the EETC sent a letter to the companies to collect the final batch of EGP 3m during the coming two …
The African Development Bank (AfDB) is considering financing three projects within the feed-in tariff programme in Benban, Aswan for $60m. A source at AfDB told Daily News Egypt that the bank has allocated $18m and $20m worth of finances for each project in the electricity production plant that depends on solar power. The source said …
Cabinet approved financial models, official results in a week, says Desouky
Payment of cost-sharing third instalment postponed until completion of contract with the consultant
The solar-powered plane took off on the last ocean crossing leg of its round-the-world flight from New York early on Monday. If things go according to plan, it should arrive in Sevilla, Spain, on Friday.
Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF) projects that in most countries, solar PV will be the cheapest form of new electricity generating capacity by 2030. It predicts several major shifts in power markets.
Acwa will not negotiate MoU until projects are decided upon
$12bn investment to produce 10,000 MW in 5 years, says Abunayyan
France recently announced plans to install 1,000 kilometers of solar roadways. But why solar-paneled roads? How do they work? Are they really worth the cost? DW’s environment desk takes a look at the pros and cons.
There were no other requests and all applicants were granted approval, says EEUCPRA Director of Licensing
Egypt needs to add about 8GW of renewable power to its energy mix
The Ministry of Electricity handled the process cooperatively, says KarmSolar CEO
Overcoming Africa’s energy deficits will require investments of more than $60bn every year until 2040, report read
By Ahmed S. Nada, First Solar Governments, utility companies and private enterprises around the world have rapidly been embracing the potential to tap into our most abundant energy resource – the sun – and for good reason: the amount of sunlight that reaches the Earth’s surface every six minutes is sufficient to produce more electricity …
By Ahmed S. Nada Nobel Laureate in Chemistry, the late Richard Smalley, once ranked the “top 10 problems of humanity for the next 50 years”. Interestingly, energy and water came in first and second on that list. His rationale for energy featuring at the top was that most, if not all, of the other problems …
‘Invest in Egypt 2014’ conference kicks off in Abu Dhabi, amid speculation on the country’s potential for green energy
Investors welcome the move to reduce energy subsidies, but ask government to protect the poor from expected price jumps through social programmes
The government “will not be able to prevent electrical power cuts,” but promises to reduce energy consumption
The Electricity Ministry would first make available $200m in funds in order to purchase and distribute 400,000 tonnes of mazut fuel oil as part of a strategic reserve for the country’s electricity stations.
Lost in translation: energy subsidies
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