Egypt’s Ministry of Electricity recently confirmed that the construction of the Eyoun Moussa Electricity Plant is complete with operations running at full capacity, reported Al Wafd. The $224 million plant creates a total of 600 permanent job opportunities for the local population.
Minister of Electricity, Hassan Younes announced that his Ministry plans to build additional electricity generation plants in the country to support the capabilities of the unified electricity grid. 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 .
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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