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In post-revolution Egypt, a fierce fight over coal imports
Louise Sarant | The fight over coal demonstrates the continued influence of powerful business lobbies in Egypt
While renewables stall, coal powers ahead
Isabel Esterman | In recent months, Egypt has announced plans to build the country’s first two coal-fired power plants,
A year of legal setbacks
Jano Charbel | Since July 3, 2013, Egypt’s human rights record has been widely criticized both domestically and internationally.
Going to market
Isabel Esterman | Following an initial public offering (IPO) that was over-subscribed by 18.5 times, Arabian Cement saw
Egypt working toward energy mix, not coal imports, claims Iskandar
Amira Salah-Ahmed | Egypt is working towards finding a new energy mix for industry, and particularly for cement plants, according
Amena Sharaf
Is renewable energy really too costly for Egypt?
High prices of renewable energy are consistently used to justify Egypt’s modest renewable energy ambitions,
Isabel Bottoms
The enabling atmosphere for coal in Egypt
Since the Cabinet’s decision to allow the use of coal under current regulations, there has not been
Isabel Bottoms
In search of an energy vision
Amidst the fragmented politics of the last six months, one of the most pressing questions has been how
Egypt eases restrictions on importation and burning of coal, environmentalists warn of implications
Will coal use spread beyond the cement industry?
Egypt to rely on coal for 25-30% of energy
While lobbying for coal imports, cement industry boomed
Coal law still awaits approval, but cement firms already seek permits
Egypt to sign 7 coal-power deals with Chinese companies
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