Egypt has struggled with a serious energy crisis in recent years, with parts of the country, in 2014, experiencing as many as six power cuts a day for up to two hours at a time as the demand for electricity hit a record high of 27,700 megawatts daily - 20% more than the country's power stations could provide. According to GE, there is "good news for millions of Egyptians and countless industrial firms and companies" as GE and its partners "race against the sun and rising temperatures to add more gigawatts (GW) of new power to the grid. More about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING.
Every day, the weather gets a little warmer; fans, air blowers and air conditioners run a little longer, and demand for electricity rises just a little more. GE and its partners are racing against the sun and rising temperatures to bring 2.6 gigawatts (GW) of new power to the grid...
Connecting 7 Gigawatts of Power to Help Reinforce Egypt's Grid
GE Africa, 27 April 2016
Egypt is going through a period of tremendous growth and economic diversification that is being fueled by new power supply for industrial, manufacturing and commercial development.… Read more »
In the end of 2014, GE committed to adding 2.6 gigawatts of power to the Egyptian grid, supporting the country's Power Boost Program. Today we are ... see more »
Powering Egypt's Energy Sector with Innovation and Localization
GE Africa, 21 January 2016
There is a continuous demand for energy in Egypt with a need for an additional 5.2 gigawatts (GW) of new electricity capacity every year through 2022. Furthermore, the Egyptian… Read more »
Winning the Race Against Egypt's Summer… in Record Time
GE Africa, 16 July 2015
Every day, the weather gets a little warmer; fans, air blowers and air conditioners run a little longer, and demand for electricity rises just a little more. GE and its partners… Read more »
"One easy way to see Africa's power problem is by looking at a picture of the Earth from space at night," writes GE Report's Mark Egan and Tomas Kellner. "While other inhabited ... Read more »
Africa boasts some of the world's fastest-growing economies, but its growth potential is limited by poor energy infrastructure, with only a third of the population of Sub-Saharan ... Read more »
The first Africa installation of GE's solar hybrid technology will go ahead later this year at the Northern Noodles factory in Kaduna, northern Nigeria. The state of the Read more »
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