Minister of Electricity

  • Huawei to Support Egypt’s Smart Grids

    Huawei to Support Egypt’s Smart Grids

    Tuesday, 27th August 2019

    Mohamed Shaker, the Minister of Electricity, met with Huawei’s Regional Corporate Head, Michael Li, to discuss Egypt’s future plans to transition to a smart electricity grid.

  • Electricity Prices to Increase in July

    Electricity Prices to Increase in July

    Sunday, 24th February 2019

    Egypt's electricity budget deficit reached EGP 21 billion, and there is no escape from the electricity prices increase of July 2019.

  • Egypt to Generate Electricity from Water Plants

    Egypt to Generate Electricity from Water Plants

    Wednesday, 10th January 2018

    The Egyptian electricity sector is taking steps to establish first power plant in the Middle East to generate electricity from water stations using pumping and storage technology.

  • Shaker: Egypt Moving Forward on Nuclear Plant

    Shaker: Egypt Moving Forward on Nuclear Plant

    Tuesday, 19th September 2017

    Egypt has concluded contracts to finance, supply, and maintain its planned nuclear power plant at El Dabaa.

  • Egypt, China Sign Energy Contract

    Egypt, China Sign Energy Contract

    Tuesday, 5th September 2017
    The Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Mohamed Shaker, signed an investment agreement with China to boost the capacity of the electricity local grid.
  • El Molla Attends Youth Conference

    El Molla Attends Youth Conference

    Wednesday, 26th July 2017
    Egyptian Minister of Petroleum, Tarek El Molla, attended the Energy between Challenge and Achievement session at the 4th Youth Conference held in Alexandria.
  • Egypt Saved 8,000MW of Power in 2016

    Egypt Saved 8,000MW of Power in 2016

    Tuesday, 10th January 2017
    Egypt had an extra 8,000MW in power reserves at the end of 2016.
  • Egypt to Keep FiT Solar Rates As-Is

    Egypt to Keep FiT Solar Rates As-Is

    Monday, 5th December 2016
    The Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Mohamed Shaker, stated that the ministry will not reprice its contracts with the renewable energy companies under the energy purchasing feed-in tariff (FiT) program.
  • Egypt Expanded in Renewable Energy

    Egypt Expanded in Renewable Energy

    Monday, 14th November 2016
    The Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, Mohamed Shaker, stated that the Egyptian electricity sector launched 3 new renewable energy tenders under the build, own, and operate (BOO) system.
  • China to invest in Waste-to-Energy Plants

    China to invest in Waste-to-Energy Plants

    Sunday, 6th November 2016
    China Electric Power Company submitted an offer to the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy to establish waste-to-energy power plants.