Amwal Al Ghad English - 2015-05-30 10:54:06
Egyptian Prime Minister Ibrahim Mahlab and Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker will inaugurate Assiut power plant next Monday, a source familiar with the matter said on Saturday.
Assiut power plant will cover all Upper Egypt's governorates with the capacity of 1.500 Megawatts (MW).
The source stated that PM would head Sunday evening to Assiut, accompanying a number of ministers to open the plant.
Assuit power plant would be added to the unified electricity grid after going into operation to participate in reducing power outages, the minister told the reporters during his visit to Jordan with the PM.
Furthermore, Shaker affirmed that 3.600 megawatts (MW) would be added to the national grid at the end of August and 6.800 megawatts (MW) would be added to it at the end of 2015.
Moreover, the power station was built by Orascom Construction Industries and General Electric.