EGYPT’S POWERGEN CAPACITY LEAPT 19% TO A RECORD 55GW AT END-2018 BOOSTED BY THREE CCGT PLANTS TOTALING 14.4GW*. BUT POWER GENERATED ROSE ONLY SLIGHTLY TO 194TWh FOR 2018

2018 MONTHLY GENERATION (TWh) NEVER TOPPED THE JULY 2017 RECORD OF 20.3TWh

 

THE START-UP OF NEW CCGT CAPACITY SAW FUEL OIL CONSUMPTION^ ('000 B/D) FALL 27% TO A MULTI-DECADE LOW OF 118,000 B/D FOR 2018...

...WHILST GAS BURNT IN POWER PLANTS (BN CFD) ROSE 7% TO A RECORD 3.74BN CFD FOR 2018

BUT...