Egypt to start exporting power to Greece, Cyprus from October

Egypt will begin exporting from October this year up to 3,000 MW/h of electricity to Cyprus and Greece, the Arab republic’s electricity ministry said in a statement.
The department headed by Mohamed Shaker, did provide details on revenues that the export will generate.
Shaker however indicated that, Arab Finance reports, Egypt possesses promising power capabilities in the field of electricity transmission, in light of the development of electricity production plants over the past five years, which helped achieve production surplus.
The North African country already have electricity interconnectivity with Sudan. The ministry’s statement indicated that interconnection capacity with Sudan may reach 240-300 MW/h, with the required equipment for the project arriving in Egypt during the coming period.
There are plans to establish interconnection with Jordan, and Iraq, Arab Finance further notes.

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