Aswan

  • EDF, Elsewedy Electric Work on 130-MW Solar Power Plants in Benban

    EDF, Elsewedy Electric Work on 130-MW Solar Power Plants in Benban

    Wednesday, 16th October 2019

    EDF Renewables and Elsewedy Electric Group have commissioned two solar power plants in Aswan’s Benban solar power park, with a total installed capacity of 130 megawatt peak (MWp) (65 MWp per plant), according to an official statement disclosed by EDF on October 14, 2019.

  • GE to Build Monitoring Center in Egypt’s Benban Solar Park

    GE to Build Monitoring Center in Egypt’s Benban Solar Park

    Thursday, 1st August 2019

    The Egyptian Electricity Transmission Corporation (EETC) and GE Grid Solution, a General Electric (GE) company, signed a contract to establish a monitoring center in the Benban Solar Park in Aswan.

  • 9.3M Households Linked to Gas Grid: El Molla

    9.3M Households Linked to Gas Grid: El Molla

    Thursday, 20th December 2018

    Egypt has been working on linking households to natural gas grid in 2018 at an unprecedented rate, boosting the total households linked to the grid to 9.3 million residential units.

  • Nasr: World Bank Financing of Energy Sector Hits $4B

    Nasr: World Bank Financing of Energy Sector Hits $4B

    Wednesday, 4th October 2017

    The World Bank has provided the Egyptian energy sector with $4 billion in funding.

  • ACWA Power to Build Solar Plants in Aswan Province

    ACWA Power to Build Solar Plants in Aswan Province

    Tuesday, 8th August 2017

    ACWA Power has agreed to build three solar photovoltaic power plants in Aswan Province.

  • Adenium to Secure 85% Funding for Aswan Solar Plant

    Adenium to Secure 85% Funding for Aswan Solar Plant

    Monday, 29th August 2016
    The Adenium Energy coalition is close to sealing a deal with a British bank to fund 85% of the cost of a 50-MW solar power plant with feed-in tariff (FiT) contract in Aswan, southern Egypt. The deal in tails investments worth nearly $100m
  • Egypt Inks Exploration Agreements with Mediterra, IPR

    Egypt Inks Exploration Agreements with Mediterra, IPR

    Wednesday, 27th July 2016
    The Egyptian Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El Molla, has signed two agreements that grant Cyprus’ subsidiary Mediterra and US IPR oil and gas company exploration rights in Upper Egypt.
  • Electricity Ministry Negotiates Benban Projects

    Electricity Ministry Negotiates Benban Projects

    Tuesday, 12th July 2016
    Egypt’s Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy is currently negotiating, with four consulting firms, the construction reports of four energy substations in Benban, Aswan.
  • TAQA Arabia Considers Constructing New 50MW Power Plant

    TAQA Arabia Considers Constructing New 50MW Power Plant

    Monday, 11th July 2016
    Egypt’s largest private sector energy distribution company, TAQA Arabia, is considering establishing a new 50MW-capacity solar power plant. It will come in addition to the existing 50 MW solar plant project that the company seeks to implement in Aswan at cost of $75m.
  • EETC to Collect 3rd Aswan Solar Energy Installment

    EETC to Collect 3rd Aswan Solar Energy Installment

    Tuesday, 28th June 2016
    The Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has addressed the solar energy companies’ investors in Aswan to pay the third installment of the EGP 10m cost-sharing agreement that links the solar power plants with the national electricity grid, before the beginning of July 2016.