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Egypt to supply Sudan with electricity

Egypt announced the completion of a substation in the south of the country that will export electricity to Sudan in exchange for goods.
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The Egyptian government announced Feb. 19 that Egypt will be ready to deliver electricity via the Toshka substation to Sudan by the end of March, with a maximum of 40 megawatts. The announcement came after a meeting between Prime Minister Mustafa Madbouly, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker and Minister of Supply and Internal Trade Ali Moselhi, to follow up on electricity interconnection procedures with Sudan.

In a TV interview with DMC on Jan. 27, Shaker said that Egypt will become a hub for the transfer and exchange of energy between the continents of Africa, Asia and Europe. He noted that there is a connection with Jordan with capabilities of up to 450 megawatts and with Libya with capabilities of up to 200 megawatts.

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