Egypt’s state generator EEHC plans to sign a contract for a $4.4bn coal-fired power plant at a Forum on China-Africa Cooperation in Beijing next week. EEHC selected a consortium of China’s Shanghai Electric and Dongfang Electric with Egypt’s Hassan Allam as preferred bidder for the 6GW plant – Egypt’s first coal-fired power plant – to be built at Hamrawein on the Red Sea coast. The site is near a port where coal-handling facilities will be built. The...