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Cause for celebration? From opposition to acceptance of the Dabaa nuclear power plant
Osman El Sharnoubi | While the state has secured Dabaa residents' approval, questions remain about the project's feasibility
Democratizing Egypt’s energy roadmap
Isabel Esterman | Decisions about energy policy in Egypt are usually made behind closed doors, with little room at the
After a law liberalizing the electricity sector, Egypt scores major investments at summit
Isabel Esterman | This weekend in Sharm el-Sheikh, electricity sector deals dominated at the Egypt Economic Development
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,
Egypt’s military companies flirt with solar energy
Isabel Esterman | This month’s issue of the Armed Forces magazine “Al-Defaa” (Defense) features a full-page ad with
On the politics of energy price hikes
Isabel Esterman | Prime Minister Ibrahim Mehleb announced today that savings from planned natural gas price increases would
Economy in a week: Little progress on energy crisis
Sherif Zaazaa | Despite the government’s growing energy concerns to provide for electricity and industries, which
BG’s force majeure highlights Egypt’s energy troubles
Isabel Esterman | While the declaration of force majeure by UK-based energy company BG Group for its Egypt operations came
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
BP announces discovery of new gas field in Nile Delta
Japan to fund projects worth LE18 billion, host 2,500 Egyptian students
Egypt, China grow closer with new development deals worth blns
Egypt signs €8 billion power deal with Siemens
Egypt inaugurates power plant, two years late
Sisi talks terrorism at energy conference
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