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What are the biggest financial pressures faced by renewable energy companies in Egypt?


The Natural Gas Regulatory Act, or Law No. 196 of 2017, which was approved by the House of Representatives in the summer of 2017, is the culmination of a long legislative effort by the government. The drafting of the law began shortly after the election of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi in 2014, and the completion of this process followed...


What have been the effects of the fuel subsidy reforms on the energy sector, and has it impacted other areas of the economy?


What steps are being taken to boost the sector’s investment attractiveness?

As Egypt enters 2018, a newly liberalised local currency and the recent implementation of a much-anticipated investment framework have left the country well positioned for continued economic expansion: the IMF expects GDP growth to reach 4.5% in 2018 and accelerate to around 6% over the medium term.

A recently discovered gas field in Egypt – one of the world’s largest – is on track to begin production by the start of next year, which should quickly ease the country’s reliance on energy imports.