Egypt’s electricity exports reached 747 GWH during fiscal year (FY) 2015/2016, while electricity imports recorded 54 GWH in the same FY, declining by 69.8% from the 179 GWH imports in 2002/2003, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

The country’s electricity exports recorded 959 GWH during FY 2002/2003 and increased by 75.1% to reach 1,679 GWH in FY 2011/2012, to then decline by 55.5% in 2015/2016, according to Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS)’s study “Egypt’s Energy Future Between (2002/2003-2015/2016)”.

Egypt’s generated electricity increased by 109.3% over the 13 FYs in the study, while the North African country’s consumption jumped by 108.5% during the same period.

Egypt has recorded the second place among Arab electricity generating countries, as it produces 16% of the Arab electricity production. The country comes in the same place among the Organization of Arab Petroleum Exporting Countries (OAPEC) generating countries with 17.7% of production.

Meanwhile, Egypt has been the second electricity Arab consumer as it used 16.2% of the Arab countries electricity usage, as well as the second top OAPEC consumer using 18.2% of total OAPEC consumption.