New transformer factory inaugurated in Ain Sokhna, Egypt

Apr 5, 2018
Posted by Staff

Egypt Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker has inaugurated the first 66, 220 and 500 kV transformers factory in Egypt and the Middle East in Ain Sokhna.

According to Egypt Independent, Shaker said that the plant is the first of its kind in the Middle East and Africa with transformer equipment capable of producing up to 500 kV, GIS substations 500/220/66 kV and other equipment for transformer stations such as capacitors and lightning arrestors.

He added that the project is a qualitative addition to industrial projects in Suez, and contributes to providing hundreds of direct and indirect employment opportunities.

Photo (for illustrative purpose): Ain Sokhna – Porto Sokhna, Red Sea, Egypt / Ahmadpontymageed / CC BY-SA 3.0


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