Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) began a young for an 8.2 MW photo voltaic plant and a 2 MW/4MWh battery power storage system in Siwa Oasis, situated within the west of Egypt.

EEHC initially solicited expressions of curiosity from native and overseas corporations for the design, building and operation of the power.

The 16 hectare space of ​​Siwa Oasis is now house to a microgrid and 10 MW PV system. The venture seeks to enhance the microgrid by constructing and complementing the prevailing PV system, EEHC mentioned, with the intention to provide extra electrical energy to native rural areas.

Expressions of curiosity should be despatched electronically to the EEHC by June 3, 2024.

According to the tender doc, a request for proposals might be issued in the summertime, earlier than the contract might be awarded at the start of December.

Egypt has deployed 1,836 MW of photo voltaic by the tip of 2023, in line with figures from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The Egyptian authorities has set a goal of reaching 42% renewables in its power combine – together with 22% photo voltaic – by 2030. It estimates it’s going to want 31 GW of photo voltaic.

This content material is protected by copyright and will not be reused. If you wish to cooperate with us and wish to reuse a few of our content material, please contact: [email protected].