Shoubrah El Kheima Interc.Transm. Syst

Project Summary

Approval Date 26 May 1983
Signature Date 14 Oct 1983
Planned Completion Date 30 Jun 1994
Last Disbursement Planned Date 30 Jun 1994
Sovereign / Non-Sovereign Sovereign
Sector Power
DAC Sector Code 23630
Commitment U.A 21,175,484.53
Status Completion

Project General Description

This project focuses on the Shoubrah El-Kheima interconnection transmission system. It's part of the development program of the Egyptian Electricity Authority (EEA) for the production and transmission of electricity, in order to cope with the growing demand of subscribers at the industrial, commercial and domestic plan. It's also expected to restore and strengthen the Cairo area transportation network, improving the quality and reliability of the service. The project comprises the following components: A) Underground transportation, 220 Kv; B) Air transport, 220 and 500 Kv; C) substation installation, 220 Kv; D) substation installation, 500 Kv; E) Replacement of circuit breakers; F) Consultants services.

Project Objectives

The project aims to improve and strengthen the Cairo area transmission network by interconnecting the Shoubrah El-Kheima thermal power plant with the Unified Power System. This should improve the quality and reliability of electricity supply.


The main beneficiaries of the project are: the Egyptian Electricity Authority (EEA), the enterprises and the Egyptian population.

Participating Organization

African Development Bank
Government Of Egypt
Egyptian Electricity Authority (EEA)
Egyptian Electricity Authority
Government of Egypt


IATI identifier 46002-P-EG-FAC-001
Last Update 25 Mar 2023


Contact Details

Name FIKRU Bizuneh

Geographic Location

Country Egypt