Egypt Power Q3 2018
Political stability - signaled by President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi cruising to victory in the March 2018 election - andcontinued economic reforms should buoy GDP growth and attract higher levels of investment, feeding into both the funds availablefor investment in the power sector and industrial demand for electricity. We are upbeat about the prospects for Egypt's powersector, with generation set to grow at an average rate of 5.7% over the next 10 years, thanks to strong pent up demand beingrelieved. Over our forecast period, the dominance of the thermal sector will ease very slightly, but natural gas will increaseits contribution to overall generation (from 78.5% to 86.1%) at the expense of oil. Despite the government announcing significantcoal investments earlier this decade, we do not believe any of these projects will begin generating power before the end of ourforecast period, with the exploitation and conversion of gas discoveries taking precedence.
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