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EDF Signs Three MoU for Renewable Energy Projects in Egypt

Paris, France - On the occasion of the State visit by the President of the French Republic, Fran

Three of these agreements concern the future development of EDF Energies Nouvelles projects in wind power and solar energy in partnership with the Egyptian El Sewedy Electric Group as well as the future funding of solar projects. EDF EN, the NREA and Proparco (a subsidiary of the French Development Agency)also signed a joint statement in favour of the development of renewable energies.

Another agreement concerns technical cooperation for projects of new power generation plants taking full advantage of EDF's know how in thermal engineering. The purpose of this agreement is also to initiate discussions with the local authorities in the field of smart grids. Lastly, Edison International, a subsidiary of EDF, has signed an agreement on the implementation of a projected gas-fired power plant and on the plant



Source: IWR Online, 21 Apr 2016