Electricity expansion program undertaken in Sinai
The Egyptian government recently announced plans to establish a new 220-kilovolt substation in the Nabk area of Sharm Al-Sheikh and an additional substation for the Sharm Al-Sheikh power plant, with a capacity of 25-volt ampere, reported Al-Alam Al-Youm .
In a bid to encourage tourism and urban development in the Red Sea coastal area, Sinai and Ein Sukhna, the Ministry of Electricity is working to provide the necessary facilities to investors, Egyptian Minister of Electricity Hassan Younes stated.
Egypt’s electricity generation capacity is estimated at 113 billion kilowatts per hour, whereas the overall domestic energy consumption stands at 77 billion kilowatts per hour. In addition to meeting domestic demand, the united electricity network supplies power Libya, Syria and Jordan. — (menareport.com)
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