New control centres will optimize power supply in Cairo
The Egyptian state television, ERTU, broadcasted the official contract awarding ceremony and showed the handshake between Eng. Gaber Desouky Moustafa, Chairman of EEHC (in the picture on the right-hand side) and Dr Ralf Bucher, Head of Power Transmission and Distribution at Lahmeyer International. The contract signing was witnessed by H.E. Dr Mohamed Shaker El-Markabi, Egypt's Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, seen in the centre of the photograph.
The contract is part of the comprehensive modernisation programme for the energy infrastructure planned by the Egyptian Ministry for Energy. No less than fourteen load dispatch centres are to be modernised or newly built in two phases in the country. The cities of Cairo and Alexandria will be undertaken initially, with other regions of the country to follow.
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