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Egypt’s electricity deal with Cyprus, Greece brightens energy outlook

Egypt has signed an agreement with Cyprus and Greece to build undersea electrical cables allowing it to export electricity to Europe.
A car passes power lines connecting pylons of high-tension electricity at the highway in Cairo, Egypt August 14, 2017. REUTERS/Amr Abdallah Dalsh - RC122337A6E0

Egypt has signed an electricity interconnection framework agreement with Cyprus and Greece to establish a subsea cable called the EuroAfrica Interconnector linking the three countries.

The agreement was signed on May 22 by EuroAfrica Interconnector Limited CEO Nasos Ktorides and chairman of the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company Sabah Mohamed Mashal.

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