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Tuesday, 11 August 2020

EETC cancels tenders for setting up West Nile wind, solar power plants

The Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has canceled tenders for a 250 MW wind power plant and a 200 MW solar power plant in the West Nile Delta, the local press reports, citing a note sent by the EETC to bidding companies. The note did not explain the cancellation, but the press cites unnamed government sources as saying the Electricity Ministry made the decision due to a lack of demand for the “surplus” power. As many as 12 local and foreign companies were bidding to build the solar plant in the West Nile Delta.

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