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Egypt Signs Turbine Deal with Japanese Firm

Thursday, 10th August 2017

Egypt signed a deal with Japanese Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems to develop two gas turbines for the North Cairo Power Station, reports Amwal Al Ghad.

 

The contract is worth $109.1 million. Financing for the deal was secured through Japan’s Official Development Assistance (ODA). The loan, which has a 10-year grace period, will be repaid over 40 years.

 

The project is to assist the Egyptian government boost Egypt’s energy efficiency and decrease greenhouse-gas emissions.

 

The Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) has also secured a $243 million loan from JICA to finance automated control centers for electricity distribution companies in Alexandria, North Delta, and North Cairo, reports Daily News Egypt.

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