Scatec's Benban solar PV projects

Cairo launches first CSP tender as Benban projects escape technical default

Issue 491 - 24 Sep 2023 - By John Hamilton | 3 minute read

Cairo is pressing on with the implementation of its existing electricity supply industry (ESI) strategy in the face of severe headwinds. Some major reforms, including energy sector liberalisation, are certain to be delayed, but the authorities continue to drive big ticket projects forward – and to pile on new ones – while striving to keep international investors on-side in a highly precarious financial situation.

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