800 ِTaxis Converted to Run On Natural Gas in Aswan

The conversion operations carried out by Gastec and Cargas included around 800 taxis in the governorate so far to increase the number of cars converted with natural gas by 100%, which represents a new success added to the presidential initiative to expand the use of natural gas as a car fuel.

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

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

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

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

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

Adenium to Secure 85% Funding for Aswan Solar Plant

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

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

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

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.

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