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Wednesday, 16 October 2019

EDF, Elsewedy commission 130 MW solar power plants in Egypt’s Benban

EDF Renewables and Elsewedy Electric have commissioned two solar power plants with a combined capacity of 130 MW in the Benban solar power park, according to an EDF statement. The two companies began operating the plants in August under a 25-year power purchase agreement with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC). The two plants cost a total of USD 140 mn and were partially financed by the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and the French Development Agency.

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