Egypt Plans 20GW Of Extra Coal Plants, 4.3GW Renewables

Egypt’s Ministry of Electricity has massively hiked its power capacity development plans in a bid to keep pace with rising demand. 20GW of freshly-announced coal-fired capacity as well as 4.3GW of renewables are part of a push to reduce dependence on Egypt’s stretched gas supplies.

Egypt has over the past 10 days announced plans for an additional 24.3GW of incremental power generation capacity – 20GW of coal...