GE Grid Solutions is providing four gas-insulated substations that are critical elements of the power system that will help connect electricity to more than 6.5 million Egyptian homes. GE will be building in Egypt a 50MW solar farm, the company's first turnkey solar power plant project anywhere in the world. The extensive, complex deepwater infrastructure needed to extract natural gas from Egypt's Zohr gas field in the Mediterranian sea was awarded to Baker Hughes, a GE company. More about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING.
Securing Egypt's Energy Future from Deep Under the Sea
GE Africa, 9 September 2017
Located 150 kilometers north of Port Said, below choppy Mediterranean waters more than 1,000 meters deep, the Zohr Gas Field is one of the world’s largest. The field is… Read more »
First-Ever GE Turnkey Solar Plant Coming to Egypt
GE Africa, 26 September 2017
There are many ways a company can demonstrate its commitment to a country's development. For GE in Egypt, its latest example is an agreement to build a 50MW solar farm, the… Read more »
Keeping Electricity Flowing in Egypt Through Financing and Technology
GE Africa, 11 September 2017
Ensuring that 7 gigawatts (GW) of electricity supply stays connected in Egypt requires not only power plants and transmission lines, but also less obvious factors such as advanced… Read more »
The Zohr Gas Field situated in the Mediterranean Sea, off the Egyptian coast. Baker Hughes, a GE company, was awarded a major subsea contract from Petrobel--a joint venture between IEOC (an Eni subsidiary in Egypt) and the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EGPC)--for phase two of the development of the natural gas field.
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 tim Read more »
GE technology powers 60% of EgyptAir's 80-aircraft fleet. For the technical and engineering knowledge required to maintain, repair and overhaul (MRO) aircraft engines, EgyptAir al Read more »
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