General Electric Installing First 1,500 Volt Solar Power Plant In Egypt

General Electric Installing First 1,500 Volt Solar Power Plant In Egypt

The first utility-scale solar power facility in Egypt will be provided by General Electric and feature the company’s 1,500 volt inverters. Thanks to a new government-sponsored feed-in tariff policy, Egypt is rapidly becoming a focus of solar power in the region. Because of that, General Electric Power Conversion, a division of GE, will build a 50 megawatt solar power plant for the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC). GE will provide both the equipment and the financing for the project, which will generate enough power for up to 15,000 homes. Lamya Yousef, an executive at EETC, says that Egypt’s New […]