Germany’s Siemens on 25 July announced that the three 4.8GW-capacity power plants it has been building in Egypt, “each… the largest gas-fired combined cycle plant ever built and operated in the world,” are “complete… in record time.”

“Egypt, Siemens and the company’s consortium partners have set a new world record for execution of modern, fast-track power projects, delivering 14.4 GW of power in only 27.5 months,” Siemens says. Key local partners were Orascom Construction and, Elsewedy Electric. (CONTINUED - 1021 WORDS)