The opening of three major power plants in March was the latest in Egypt’s efforts to end its electricity shortage crisis. At the cost of $6.4b, each plant will produce 4,800MW of electricity annually at peak operations.
Siemens is set to begin the commercial operation of two units in the New Administrative Capital power plant with a capacity of 800MW at the end of this month.
The Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy agreed with Germany’s Siemens to run two electricity production units in the Beni Suef power plant, with a capacity of 800 MW, by November 2016.
The German company Siemens stated that they will establish a $68.2b power plant maintenance company in Egypt at the end of 2016.