solar power plant

  • 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.

  • Metropolitan Egypt, Infinity Energy Sign Contract at EGP 10m

    Metropolitan Egypt, Infinity Energy Sign Contract at EGP 10m

    Monday, 27th March 2017
    Metropolitan Egypt for Consulting has contracted with Infinity Energy Systems to collect financing worth EGP 10m to establish a solar energy plant in Aswan.
  • Media Production City to Consider Solar Energy

    Media Production City to Consider Solar Energy

    Wednesday, 11th January 2017
    Egyptian Media Production City negotiated with the Arab Organization for Industrialization (AOI) in order to construct a 300KW solar power plant.
  • EPS to Report Transformer Stations Status

    EPS to Report Transformer Stations Status

    Thursday, 8th December 2016
    The Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) contracted with EPS Electric Power Systems Company to write reports on the construction status of four transformer stations.
  • Nigeria, GE Sign Solar Power Plant MoU

    Nigeria, GE Sign Solar Power Plant MoU

    Wednesday, 30th November 2016
    The Northern States Governors’ Forum and the General Electric (GE) International signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for the construction of five solar plants, which would generate 500MW of electricity in some parts of Northern Nigeria.
  • 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.
  • Egypt’s El Beheira Governorate Mulls Solar Projects

    Egypt’s El Beheira Governorate Mulls Solar Projects

    Tuesday, 16th August 2016
    The Egyptian governorate of El Beheira has received offers to construct solar energy power plants in Wadi El Natrun and Rasheed worth EGP 1.7b, with capacities ranging from 20 MW to 50 MW, over the course of two years.
  • 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.
  • Elsewedy Negotiating $75m Solar Plant Loan

    Elsewedy Negotiating $75m Solar Plant Loan

    Wednesday, 8th June 2016
    Elsewedy Electric is currently in the negotiating process, with the International Finance Corporation (IFC) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD), of obtaining a $75m loan to finance building its 50MW solar power plant in Aswan, Egypt.
  • Egypt Speeds up 300MW Solar Power Plant Project in Minya

    Egypt Speeds up 300MW Solar Power Plant Project in Minya

    Wednesday, 2nd March 2016
    Egypt's Prime Minister Sherif Ismail demanded completion of ongoing technical and financial studies for the 300 MW solar power plant in Minya as a prelude to signing the final agreement of the project.