Electricity Minister to Discuss Grid Master Plan with Siemens

Electricity Minister to Discuss Grid Master Plan with Siemens

Egypt’s Electricity Minister, Mohamed Shaker, met with Siemens executives to discuss the electricity grid master plan, which aims to strengthen and develop the electricity network in Egypt until 2025, Al Masry Al Youm reported.

Siemens is preparing the master plan as a consultant to the ministry under a memorandum of understanding, which was signed during Egypt Economic Development Conference in 2015, according to Al Borsa.

Furthermore, Shaker reviewed a study prepared by Siemens, which includes proposals for network and problem solutions, taking into account the electricity sector plans of generation capacity, including traditional, boat, coal, nuclear and renewable energy, as well as required stations and lines to support the network.

Shaker also discussed the 2018 short-term plan, after the completion of adding 14,400MW of three generating stations in  Beni Suef, Burollus,  and the new administrative capital, which are carrying out in cooperation with the Germany’s Siemens, Orascom and El Sewedy Electric.

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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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