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Wednesday, 1 July 2020

Your top infrastructure stories of the week

Your top infrastructure stories of the week:

  • Biomass energy projects to be ramped up: The New and Renewable Energy Authority plans to increase biomass energy projects to produce a nationwide capacity of 51 MW, with the Gabal El Asfar Wastewater Treatment Plant producing 10 MW.
  • New transport body formed: Public Enterprises Minister Hisham Tawfik announced the formation of a new transport entity to support local products and foreign trade.
  • Electric works begin soon on Lekela wind farm: Siemens Gamesa will announce the bid winner for electric works on the Lekela wind power project in Ras Gharib on the wind farm next month.
  • More GE railway locomotives arrive: General Electric delivers 20 new locomotives to Egypt for a total of 70 of 110 purchased in 2017.
  • Electricity Co. to upgrade grid: The Electricity Holding Company is seeking an EGP 20 bn loan to increase the national electricity grid’s capacity by 145 MW.

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