Installed Renewable Energy Capacity
  • Ministry of Electricity and Energy
  • Ministry of Environmental Affair
  • New and Renewable Energy Authority(NREA)
  • Electric Utility and Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency (EgyptERA)
  • Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC)
  • Renewable Energy Law (Decree Law 203/2014)
  • Electricity Law 2015
  • Egyptian Renewable Energy Plan
  • Investment Law No. 72 of the year 2017
  • Egypt-Solar Irradiation and PV Power Potential Maps
  • Egypt Policy Database
  • Egypt Data Portal
  • IEA Egypt Energy Statistics
  • Egypt Energy Monitor
  • The Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy
  • IRENA RE Resource data
  • Detailed Techno-Economic Analysis of Solar-PV Projects – Egypt Case Studies
  • Building Domestic Capabilities in Renewable Energy: A Case Study for Egypt
  • Benban Solar Park: Case Study
  • Case Study: ACWA Power teams up with IGBC on USD 185 mn structured loan
  • Capacity Building and Skills Development in the Solar Energy Sector in Egypt: The Case of Tiba
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Key Economic Indicators
  • GDP (current)
    USD 235.37 Billion
    in 2017
  • GDP growth rate (current)
    4.18%
    in 2017
  • WB Ease of doing business rank
    120
    in 2018
  • Foreign direct investment
    USD 7391.7 Million
    in 2017
  • Lending interest rate to private sector
    18.18%
    in 2017
  • Domestic Credit to Private Sector
    28.52%
    in 2017
Key Energy Indicators
  • Electric power consumption per capita
    1657.77 kWh
    in 2014
  • Share of electricity from RE in grid
    8.26%
    in 2015
Sovereign Credit Rating
  • Standard & Poor's
    NA
  • Moody's
    NA
  • Fitch
    NA
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Located in West Africa between Nigeria to the east, Togo to the west, and bordered to the south by the Atlantic Ocean and to the north by Niger and Burkina Faso, Benin covers an area of 114,763 square kilometers with a population of 11.18 million in the year 2017. 40% of the population lives in urban areas. French is the official language and the capital is Porto Novo.