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Solar electricity: Contributing to grid stability

By Ahmed S. Nada, First Solar Governments, utility companies and private enterprises around the world have rapidly been embracing the potential to tap into our most abundant energy resource – the sun – and for good reason: the amount of sunlight that reaches the Earth’s surface every six minutes is sufficient to produce more electricity …

Daily News Egypt

Summit’s 3rd day shows rise in renewable energy sector MoUs

Several Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) were signed between international companies and the Ministry of Electricity regarding solar energy projects. MoUs were signed between Tharwa Investments and Electricity Holding Company to establish a coal-fired power plant with 6,000MW at a total value of $9.6bn. “We met 10 days ago, and now we are signing a MoU,” …

Sara Aggour

Various sector agreements could be signed during summit: Italian official

Twenty-five to 30 Italian companies from several sectors are participating in Egypt’s Economic Summit, Massimiliano Fachini, a member of the Italian delegation, confirmed to the Daily News Egypt. He added that the sectors represented include energy, electricity, manufacturing, cement, construction, finance and services, in statements on the sidelines of the summit in Sharm El-Shaikh. Discussions …

Menna Samir

Cleaner cooking, electricity can improve millions’ lives

By Dr Bjørn Lomborg Nutritious food, clean water and basic healthcare for all may be obvious high-priority targets for the international community, but we shouldn’t ignore energy. Reliable and affordable energy is as vital for today’s developing and emerging economies as it was before the Industrial Revolution. Driven mostly by its five-fold increase in coal …

Daily News Egypt