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Egypt to share energy practices with EAPP countries

Energy minister Mohamed Shaker, has affirmed Egypt’s commitment to working with EAPP countries in advancing their goals in the energy sector.
Plastics industry

Weighing in on the Gulf region’s renewable assimilation success

In Gulf countries, abundant resources and enabling frameworks have led to solar prices of below 3 cents per kWh and dispatchable CSP of 7.3 cents per kWh.
metering

Celebrating smart meter success

North Africa’s Egypt is the largest country in the MENA region and took its first steps towards the implementation of a smart...
Sierra Leone’s macroeconomic situation

Libya turns to World Bank for help on economic growth strategy

The World Bank Group announced a new support strategy for Libya focused on restoring key services to citizens and promoting economic recovery.

Egypt-Sudan Electric Interconnection project achieves milestone

Siemens has revealed that the building and connection of the Toshka substation in Egypt, has been completed in record time.

Egypt: PPA signed for 250MW wind farm

Lekela Power has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) for its 250MW wind farm project...
China

Middle East countries favour sovereigns in funding renewables

Societe Generale’s chief executive for Middle East says the bank expects sovereigns to increasingly turn to green bonds as part of their funding mix.
power pools

New electricity interconnection line between Egypt, Sudan

Egypt’s Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy says a new electricity interconnection line with Sudan will be activated this coming February.
energy poverty

World Bank initiative helps start-ups innovate African continent

The IFC, a member of the World Bank, has launched an initiative to accelerate research and development of innovative technologies.
megaproject

Megaproject delivers 14.4GW in record time

Explore the motivation behind a newly-unveiled megaproject in BeniSuef, Egypt that delivered 14.4GW in record time through industry collaboration.

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