Germany’s Siemens this week completed work on the last two of eight massive 500-kV substations which form an integral part of what the company calls its “Egypt Megaproject” to supply the country with an additional 14.4GW of powergen capacity. Three world-beating 4.8GW CCGT plants at Beni Suef on the Nile 100km south of Cairo, the ‘New Capital’ district east of Cairo, and at Burullus on the Mediterranean

west of Alexandria were completed in July (MEES, 27 July...