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Stopping of production units, distribution problems are amongst the reasons for the sudden disruptions
Minister of Electricity Mohammed Shaker said the ministry increased the capacities of the national electricity network by about 6,882MW, presenting urgent projects with estimated investments of about EGP 238bn by the end of December.
Minister says people moved very quickly and did the most they could do to control the situation
New service will send notifications of location and duration of power outages to customers via SMS and is planned to be extended all over Egypt
Army says it destroyed several underground tanks containing over 300,000 litres of diesel
Ministry says news capacities will help address the loads of summer
The group is calling for boycotts against garbage and electricity bills