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Egypt signs $19m power transmission deal

CAIRO, February 8, 2017

Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has signed a contract worth EGP 350 million ($19 million), with the Egyptian German Electrical Manufacturing Company (EGEMAC) to supply two power transmission stations, a report said.

The capacity of the two planned transmission stations in Sharm el-Sheikh and Hurghada will reach 66 and 220 kV respectively, Medhat Ramadan, chairperson of EGEMAC was quoted as saying in the Daily News Egypt report.

The projects are scheduled to be completed within 12 months, he added.

Additionally, EGEMAC is establishing two transformer stations at a cost of EGP 160 million.

Ramadan explained that the first station will be launched in Tanta, Gharbeya, with a capacity of 220 kV, at a cost of EGP 103m. The second would be in Mashtool, Sharqeya, with a capacity of 66 kV and at a cost of EGP 57 million. It will be completed within two months, he said.

Ramadan said that his company is implementing El-Tamah transformer station for 220/66 /11 kV in Fayoum within the Ministry of Electricity’s plan to develop the power supply.

He added that the contract also includes the supply and installation of a 220/66 kV transformer station, in addition to civil works. The contract is scheduled to be completed within 10 months.




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