Middle East Economic Survey

VOL. LI

No 28

14-July-2008

EGYPT

Egypt To Build 700MW Power Plant In West Cairo

Egypt plans to build a 700mw power station in West Cairo to help meet the countrys soaring electricity demand, at a cost of E4bn ($750mn). The countrys Electricity Minister Hasan Yunis was quoted by official sources on 6 July as saying that the plant was one of 11 power projects currently being developed that would be completed by 2012, adding 1.5gw of capacity annually to Egypts national...