Problem

Increasing rate of electricity consumption in Egypt Mainly in electricity household consumption


2011-2012 2005-2006
Reasons for Deficit

  • Unexpected increases in the electricity load Fuel shortage or lower gas pressure
  • Not following a regular maintenance schedule over the years
  • Postponing of some new projects due to objections of residents either through ceasing execution or overpriced reimbursements
  • Excessive use of luxurious applications
  • Electricity Theft: Theft of electric current from the source
Expected Production and Consumption

Production
26,160 MW
Consumption
28,280 MW
Deficit
2,130 MW


Note: Total expected deficit does not include the deficit caused by fuel shortage nor the one due to sudden malfunctions in some stations

Electricity