Egypt is looking to revive a stalled renewables program after securing EU finance. But confusion reigns as the latest plans overlap with those previously announced. The first units of three CCGT plants are being readied for commercial operation.

Egypt’s renewable energy agency NREA is looking to revive its floundering wind and solar program after the EU’s European Investment Bank (EIB) agreed to provide some of the finance for a wind farm to be built in the Suez region.

But for...