Middle East Economic Survey


No 8



Egypt Awards Contracts For Abu Qir Power Plant

The Egyptian government has signed four contracts worth a total of E335mn ($61mn) to install two steam power units with a combined capacity of 1.3gw at the Abu Qir thermal power station. The first unit is due to come on line in April 2012, while the second one is due in August 2012, according Minister of Electricity and Energy Hasan Yunis. The new capacity is part of Egypts...