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Power & Renewables

Middle East & Africa April 2019

Regional analysis & forecasts
Middle East & Africa

Egypt is set to start exporting electricity to Sudan. The Toshka substation in Egypt was commissioned at the end of February and is connected to Sudan’s transmission system by a 170-km line. Power exports from Egypt to Sudan are expected to start from April. Egypt’s generation capacity has grown considerably in recent years and was boosted further by the commissioning of the Beni Suef, Burullus and New Capital gas-fired combined-cycle power plants last year. Egypt had a total installed capacity of around 45 GW in...