Egypt – Cabinet Confirms that Green Hydrogen and Green Ammonia Projects can benefit from Tax Incentives under the Investment Law

June 19, 2022
The Prime Minister announced that companies operating in the following green energy project will benefit from the tax incentives stipulated under the Investment Law No. 72 for 2017: The production, storage and expor...

Legal Framework of Hydrogen Energy in Egypt – Opportunities and Challenges

June 16, 2022
Introduction Egypt adopted an ambitious energy diversification strategy. The strategy aims at ensuring the continuous security and stability of power supply, the diversification of energy resources and the optimum e...

Ahead of COP27 – Egypt Relaxes the Restrictions on Net Metering and Self Consumption Solar Plants

March 9, 2022
The Egyptian Electric Utility & Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency (EgyptERA) issued Decree 6/2022 announcing new incentives aiming at encouraging more solar plants under (1) the net-metering system and...

Egypt’s Investment Regulations

November 20, 2021
IntroductionScope of ApplicationInvestment Law Objectives and PrinciplesInvestment GuaranteesInvestment IncentivesExpansion of Existing ProjectsCorporate Social ResponsibilityFDI Reporting RequirementsReturn of Priv...
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Electricity and Renewable Energy Regulations in Egypt

January 18, 2021
In July 2015, a new law for electricity has been issued (Law no. 87 of 2015) to regulate all electricity activities with the aim of replacing the current single buyer model and establishing a fully competitive elect...

Merger Fee on Solar Net-metering

October 4, 2020
The Egyptian Electricity Utility and Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency (EgyptERA) announced that it will apply a ‘merger fee’ to net-metered solar systems. The fee will be EGP 0.10-0.40/kWh on net-metered solar...