Category: Middle East & Africa News

Nigeria and Egypt sign MoU for energy cooperation

Nigeria and Egypt have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to enhance bilateral cooperation in various areas, including technical support for electricity production, development of electricity networks, and promotion of...

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Egypt’s EETC signs contract with Beglian Elia Grid

The state-owned Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) has recently signed two contracts with the Belgian consultant, Elia Grid, for the provision of consulting services for Egypt’s electricity sector. The first...

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Nigerian TCN to upgrade Benin substation

State-owned utility Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) delivered a 100 MVA power transformer at the Benin substation for replacing and upgrading its existing 40 MVA power transformer.  The substation upgrade is part of the...

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Iran launches new transmission lines

Iran has recently launched new power transmission lines and substations in Yazd as a part of 11 new projects in the central province. Also, 20 solar panels with a capacity of 5 kWh were installed as part of another project in...

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TCN receives two 330/132/33 kV power transformers 

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has taken the delivery of two new 150 MVA, 330/132/33 kV power transformers and accessories at its Central Store Ojo, Lagos State from the Tincan Island port. TCN has informed that it...

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GCC-Iraq power interconnection delayed to 2025

The planned grid interconnection between Iraq and neighbouring Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) states has been pushed to 2025 vis-à-vis the earlier completion date of mid-2024. The postponement has been due to a delay in the...

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Bahrain EWA receives bids for 400 kV feeder cable

Bahrain’s Electricity and Water Authority (EWA) has received proposals from five bidders for 400 kV feeder cable works for the new 400 kV Jasra grid substation. The bidders included South Korean Iljin Electric, LS Cables and...

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Egyptian EETC invests EGP12 billion in 2022

State-owned Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) spent a capex of EGP12.30 billion during 2022, implementing about 62 per cent of the planned works during the year. EETC has taken steps to strengthen and expand...

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Nigerian TCN to modernise Kano transmission lines

The Transmission Company of Nigeria (TCN) has decided to overhaul the 60-year-old Kano electricity transmission lines to increase capacity in accordance with the current demand. Kano state has one single power line, which was...

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Sudan awards substation contract to China XD Group

The Sudanese government has awarded a substation contract to Chinese state-owned power and engineering company, China XD Group. The West Kordofan substation will be constructed in the state capital, Al-Fula, and connect cities...

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