Egypt invests $96mln in power upgrade in Aswan in seven years

$45mln has been invested in replacement and expansion works in the governorate

  
Image used for illustrative purpose. The South Cairo Electricity Distribution Company and power station is pictured at the Imbaba area in Cairo, September 26, 2014.

Image used for illustrative purpose. The South Cairo Electricity Distribution Company and power station is pictured at the Imbaba area in Cairo, September 26, 2014.

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Cairo -The Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy invested EGP 1.5 billion in upgrading the electricity infrastructure in Aswan from July 2014 until April 2021.

A total of EGP 705.6 million has been invested in replacement and expansion works in the governorate, while an amount of EGP 783.4 million has been directed to the establishment of third-party projects, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker said in a statement on Monday.

Moreover, the Upper Egypt Electricity Distribution Company supervised the electricity connection project in Toskha for the reclamation of 40,000 feddans.

These investments led to improving the services provided to customers and ensuring a stable supply of electricity.

Source: Mubasher

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