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Egypt: New tender to bring 600 MW of solar to West of Nile area

Egypt: New tender to bring 600 MW of solar to West of Nile area

A new tender issued by the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company will bring 600 MW of large-scale solar projects to the West of Nile area. It is the first auction to take place under the country’s new auction mechanism.

Egypt agrees to international arbitration for PV projects

Egypt agrees to international arbitration for PV projects

After a dispute over its solar Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) scheme Egypt permits international arbitration in contracts, whilst radically reducing FiTs.

The growing solar market in Egypt

The growing solar market in Egypt

Oil and gas are currently the two most important energy resources in Egypt. Consequently, the main source of energy of the country consists of the transformation of these fossil fuels through thermal power stations, which represents around 94% of electric production in the country (in 2013). The rest is shared between hydroelectric, solar and wind power plants.

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