Egypt Energy Crisis Leaves Residents in the Dark

Al Jazeera
Publication Date:
17 August 2012
Egypt, Energy, Industry and Infrastructure

Egyptian residents have been struggling to get by as officials say their energy infrastructure is unable to cope with national demand. People are going for days without electricity due to the power grid repeatedly shutting down. In the sweltering summer heat some communities have seen power cuts last for days on end.


Al Jazeera's Sherine Tadros reports from Cairo.


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