KfW/EU-financed project “Energy Efficiency in Public Universities”

September 20, 2022
Our partner Dr. Fatma Salah is selected as the local legal expert to support GOPA Infra GmbH, the winning bidder, in the  KfW/EU-financed project “Energy Efficiency in Public Universities". The project will identify...

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...

New Merger Fee Imposed on Renewable Plants in Egypt

February 8, 2022
Renewable power generation plants with a capacity of more than 500 kW will be subject to a new grid merger fee in Egypt. The Egyptian Electric Utility & Consumer Protection Regulatory Agency (EgyptERA) issued Ci...

Egypt Increases the Customs Tariff on Solar Panels – Is It 5% or 2%

January 30, 2022
According to Article 5 of Decree No. 419 of 2018 regulating Customs Tariff (“Customs Tariff Decree”), renewable energy machines and equipment (solar and wind) are subject to a flat rate of 2% or the regular customs...
Energy regulation

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...