The Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Energy Hassan Younes said that the government will focus on increasing the country’s electricity generation capacity, which presently stands at 16,000 megawatts, reported Al-Ahram. Local electricity consumption grows by seven percent per annum.
The ministry is planning to launch a number of electricity generation projects by 2012, with the objective of increasing Egypt’s electricity generation capacity by another 12,000-14,000 megawatts. — (menareport.com)
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