Completion of three megaprojects boosts Egypt’s total powergen capacity by more than a third. Cairo is finding success in funding renewables, coal and nuclear capacity.

The completion of three 4.8GW combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plants by Siemens and local contractors Orascom and Elsewedy has provided a massive boost to Egypt’s power generating capacity.

MEES calculations suggest that, assuming a 10% decline in available conventional capacity since state generator...