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Tuesday, 26 June 2018

EuroAfrica Interconnector presents feasibility studies on linking Egypt, Cyprus’ electricity grids

EuroAfrica Interconnector presented Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker with feasibility studies yesterday on linking Egypt and Cyprus’ electricity grids, Al Mal reports. The ministry will review the studies before entering final talks with Cyprus on the details of the connection, Shaker said, without providing details on the expected timeline. EuroAfrica will install the 1,707 km, 2,000 MW subsea power cable between Egypt and Cyprus that’s at the heart of the USD 4 bn project to connect the power grids of Egypt, Cyprus, and Greece. The power linkage is expected to become part of a larger connection project between Europe and Africa.

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