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Turkey jacks up electricity, gas prices for New Year
Middle East

Turkey jacks up electricity, gas prices for New Year

ISTANBUL, Jan 1 (Reuters) – Turkey sharply raised electricity prices by 50-100 percent for households and companies on Saturday, and…
In the dark: Nigeria’s Maiduguri struggles to recover without power
World

In the dark: Nigeria’s Maiduguri struggles to recover without power

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria, Nov 22 (Reuters) – A whirring machine churns out prints at the Gaza Printing Press in the northeastern…
Egypt aims to become central hub for electrical interconnection among Arab countries: Minister
Egypt

Egypt aims to become central hub for electrical interconnection among Arab countries: Minister

Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker announced Friday that Egypt aims to become a central hub for…
Saudi Arabia, Egypt sign electrical interconnection project agreement
Business

Saudi Arabia, Egypt sign electrical interconnection project agreement

The Saudi Ministry of Energy announced on Tuesday that Saudi Arabia and Egypt have signed agreements for a Saudi-Egyptian electrical…
Shadow contracts, smoke, mirrors keep the lights out in Iraq
Middle East

Shadow contracts, smoke, mirrors keep the lights out in Iraq

BAGHDAD (AP) — In the Baghdad suburb of Sadr City, glossy election campaign posters are plastered alongside jungles of sagging…
Egypt-Libya electricity project successful, plans linkage with Europe: minister
Egypt

Egypt-Libya electricity project successful, plans linkage with Europe: minister

Egypt succeeded recently in generating electric power to Libya through existing projects, and is planning an eventual electricity linkage with…
Egypt’s Sisi explores national renewable energy projects, green hydrogen generation
Business

Egypt’s Sisi explores national renewable energy projects, green hydrogen generation

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi on Saturday met with Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouly and Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy…
African Development Bank approves €83 million loan for Egypt’s electricity sector
Business

African Development Bank approves €83 million loan for Egypt’s electricity sector

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank have approved an €83 million loan to finance the second phase…
Turkey’s Karpowership shuts down power to Lebanon
Middle East

Turkey’s Karpowership shuts down power to Lebanon

Turkey’s Karpowership, which provides electricity to Lebanon from two barges, said on Friday it was shutting down supplies over payment…
Lebanon could gradually go dark as cash for electricity runs out
Middle East

Lebanon could gradually go dark as cash for electricity runs out

Lebanon could go dark as cash for electricity generation runs out this month, a government statement said on Thursday. “We…
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