EGYPT

Egypt Power Capacity Boost Gathers Steam

The latest annual report from Egyptian state power firm EEHC details relatively modest capacity expansion for the 2013-14 financial year. But Egypt’s power plans have since moved well beyond this: Egypt’s Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy has put together an expansion program for a total 57GW of new capacity, including short-term additions aimed at preventing blackouts this summer (MEES, 19 June).

The Egyptian...