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Ekathimerini: Egypt - Cyprus electricity connection agreement signed

The agreement is for the construction and commissioning of the EuroAfrica Interconnector which will interconnect the electricity networks.
24.05.19 | Interesting article at Ekathimerini

An historic framework agreement was signed in Cairo on Wednesday for the construction and commissioning of the EuroAfrica Interconnector which will interconnect the electricity networks of Egypt and Cyprus by the project promoter, EuroAfrica Interconnector Limited.

The agreement provides for the development of an electricity interconnection with the use of subsea high-voltage direct current (HVDC) cables with capacity to transmit 2,000MW. Furthermore, the agreement provides for the interconnection to be completed in two phases, the first being for the transmission capacity of 1,000MW which will be implemented within the timeframes and assurances provided to President El-Sisi.