Egypt has invested millions to modernise and expand its power capacity and networks. The country has recently been focusing on the expansion of renewable energy projects to meet increasing power demand, diversify the national energy resources, and protect the environment. Although the country's average level of solar radiation throughout the [...]
Solar energy expert Hany El-Nokrashy, a member of the advisory council formed by Egyptian President Abdel Fattah Al-Sisi, spoke to Daily News Egypt about his five-year plan to attract foreign investment and the establishment of solar power plants in the coming period. What was the plan you presented to the [...]
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has allocated up to $500 million of 2016 funding to finance Egypt's new solar energy program, Egyptian news agencies reported December 1. Egypt has set a target of 20% of electricity from renewable sources by 2020 and aims to build up to [...]
Eversheds has released a report that details the latest tenders: a 250MW wind project, a 200MW PV project, and a 50MW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant.
Abengoa signs a MoU with Egypt to cooperate in the development of the national Concentrated Solar Power
This MoU sets cooperation terms for the development of dispatchable concentrated solar power plants, in particular Solar Thermal Electricity (STE), in Egypt.
Many developing countries with sun-baked deserts are investing in concentrated solar power, or CSP.
North African and Middle East Countries Poised to Upgrade Concentrated Solar Power Use with AfDB, World Bank, and CIF Support
The workshop presented an important opportunity for the five countries to discuss ways to deepen their effective use of CSP as a means to transform their national and regional energy paths.
Egypt receives annually 2,400 hrs of solar operation with high intensity of solar radiation equivalent to 2,600 KWh/m2.
The report offers solar energy (PV and Concentrating Solar Power) project details for each market along with country-specific demand forecasts to 2017.
Concentrated solar power (CSP) is definitely a solution that the country is planning to develop, along the lines of “learning by doing.”
When compared to other sources of renewable energy including wind energy, concentrating solar power has other advantages such as storage capacity.
Algeria, Egypt, Jordan, Morocco and Tunisia have joined together to expedite the deployment of concentrated solar power (CSP) and exploit the region's vast solar energy resources.
Minister of Electricity and Energy Hassan Younis said that the electricity sector has started setting up the first Egyptian solar power plan with photovoltaic and concentrated solar power.