Benban | Egypt Oil & Gas

Egypt, Senegal Explore Energy Cooperation 

Noha Khidr, Egypt's ambassador to Dakar, met with Sophie Gladima, Senegalese Minister of Mines and Geology, to discuss ways to increase cooperation between the two countries in the fields of energy and petroleum.

EBRD Finalizes Egypt’s $4 B Benban Solar Power Park

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) announced the completion of Egypt’s Benban solar power park, worth $4 billion, saying: “After three years of work, construction of one of the largest sol ...

NREA to Link 1,465 MW Solar to National Grid

The National Renewable Energy Resources (NREA) prepares to link 1,465 megawatts (MW) solar to the national grid of electricity in October.

El Sewedy Electric Begins Commercial Operations in PV Power Plants

The projects’ capacity is 130 megawatt peak (MWp), with estimated annual 290-gigawatt per hour (GWh) of electricity produced by both projects, which will power more than 140,000 households while avoiding more than ...

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.

Scatec Solar Operates Third Plant in Benban

The commercial operation announcement is the second out of six plants in Benban.

Benban Solar Park to Provide 1.8 GW Electricity: EBRD

Benban Solar Park will cover around 37 km2 of desert with solar panels in 2019, providing around 1.8 Gigawatt (GW) of electricity.

Exim Bank Allocates $30.4 M for Egypt’s Solar Energy Projects

The announcement was made during the India-Africa Project Partnership conclave that took place on March 17 – 19 in New Delhi.

30% of Benban Plants Construction Complete

Companies working in Benban solar park completed 30% of the solar power plants' construction at the end of February 2019.

EETC to Increase Cost Sharing Value by 25% for Benban Projects

The main reason behind this upsurge is the infrastructure prices increase and the construction of a central station and weight control room.

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