Egypt Exchanges 770MW of Electricity with Libya, Jordan

Egypt Exchanges 770MW of Electricity with Libya, Jordan

Egypt-Jordan electricity link has been increased to 550MW, especially after securing all local consumers’ needs, while the Egypt-Libya link rated at 220MW, using 200KV, and is expected to increase within two months, Egypt Daily News.

In addition, the total electricity capacity exchanged with Jordan and Libya is estimated at 770MW. Egypt’s Ministry of Electricity aims to increase the electricity connection with a number of neighboring countries to about 2,000MW by next year, especially after achieving a surplus in production and securing all consumers’ needs and that there is no electricity link with Syria, Iraq, or Palestine.

The relations between Egypt and Jordan are witnessing a positive development and remarkable progress in all fields, especially in the field of electricity. It is planned to strengthen the electrical networks and increase their production capabilities within the framework of the comprehensive electrical connection.

In 2015, Egypt’s Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy had announced that the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company signed a contract for the exchange of electric power with the Jordanian national electricity company.

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Mahinaz El Baz received her MSc degree in Foreign Trade Economics from Helwan University in 2016. She has two years of experience in journalism and four years of experiance in economic analysis. She received the "Best Economic Article Award" in 2016 from CFA Society Egypt.

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