Egypt’s power infrastructure – revised September 2020


Revised in September 2020, this map provides a detailed overview of the power sector in Egypt. The locations of power generation facilities that are operating, under construction or planned are shown by type – including liquid fuels, gas and liquid fuels, natural gas, nuclear, hybrid, hydroelectricity, solar (PV), wind and biomass.

An inset provides greater detail of the region around Cairo and the Nile Delta.

Generation sites are marked with different sized circles to show sites of  10-99MW, 100-499MW, 500-999MW and 1,000MW and above.

Existing and future transmission and distribution lines are shown ranging from 66kV to 500kV. Actual and planned cross-border interconnectors are also shown including lines to Libya, Jordan and Saudi Arabia.

Power generation data was drawn from our African Energy Live Data platform, which contains project level detail on power plants and projects across Africa.

The map is available as a PDF file using eps graphics, meaning that there is no loss of resolution as the file is enlarged.


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