coal

  • Al Nowais Negotiating Details for Proposed Coal Plant

    Al Nowais Negotiating Details for Proposed Coal Plant

    Tuesday, 28th November 2017

    Al Nowais Investment Company has proposed selling electricity from its planned coal-fired power plant at Ayoun Moussa at a price of $0.058 (or roughly EGP 1.02) per kilowatt hour (kWh).

  • Egypt’s Fuel  Imports Reach $819M in June

    Egypt’s Fuel Imports Reach $819M in June

    Thursday, 12th October 2017

    The Egyptian oil and gas sector imported fuel for $819 million in June 2017, making around 30.6% Year-over-Year (Y-o-Y) increase from $627 million worth fuel in June 2016.

  • Orascom Seeks Consortium for a $8b Coal Plant Bid

    Orascom Seeks Consortium for a $8b Coal Plant Bid

    Tuesday, 14th March 2017
    Orascom Construction is in talks to form a consortium to bid on establishing the 6000 MW $8b Hamrawein clean coal power plant, CEO, Osama Bishai said. Bishai named Shanghai Electric, Dongfang Electric, Mitsubishi Hitachi, and Sumitomo Electric, as potential partners the company is negotiating with.
  • S Africa: Coal Drivers Protest Over Renewable Energy Contracts

    S Africa: Coal Drivers Protest Over Renewable Energy Contracts

    Wednesday, 1st March 2017
    Several coal transporting trucks blocked highways in South Africa's capital on Monday to protest against the country's renewable power programme after President Jacob Zuma showed support for the sector in speech to parliament last month.
  • Egypt to Fuel Industries with Coal

    Egypt to Fuel Industries with Coal

    Wednesday, 18th January 2017
    Egypt will generalize the usage of coal in manufacturing as an alternative to natural gas starting May 2017.
  • Kenya Turns to Coal-to-Liquid Fuel

    Kenya Turns to Coal-to-Liquid Fuel

    Wednesday, 11th January 2017
    Kenya is considering to convert a portion of its coal deposits to oil as part of measures to cushion the economy from the volatile fuel import market.
  • Egypt, China to Finalize Coal-Fired Plant Contract

    Egypt, China to Finalize Coal-Fired Plant Contract

    Thursday, 14th July 2016
    Egypt's Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy is expected to endorse the final contract to establish a coal-fired power plant with China’s Shanghai Electric when Egypt’s President Abdel Fattah El Sisi visits China in September 2016.
  • Japan to Switch to Coal

    Japan to Switch to Coal

    Monday, 13th June 2016
    Coal is anticipated to outshine gas and become country's largest power generator within the next three years, as power utilities are replacing aging nuclear capacity with fossil fuel.
  • Environment Minister to Ratify Amended Environmental Law

    Environment Minister to Ratify Amended Environmental Law

    Monday, 28th March 2016
    Egypt's Minister of Environment, Khaled Fahmy, said he will cooperate with the parliament in ratifying the amended environmental law, following the recent cabinet reshuffle. A number of different strategies will be employed to review the energy issue in Egypt.
  • All Fertilizer and Cement Companies to Shift to Coal

    All Fertilizer and Cement Companies to Shift to Coal

    Tuesday, 9th February 2016
    The Ministerial Economic Committee has agreed to broaden the use of coal as an alternative fuel for natural gas in all fertilizer and cement factories. The decision is expected to be gradually applied, as appropriate storage to accommodate the needed amount of coal venues have not been set, a source at the ministry of petroleum told Egypt Oil & Gas.