80 Gigawatts of Change: Egypt’s Future Electricity Pathways

The Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights (ECESR) in partnership with Heinrich Böll Stiftung (North Africa Office) launches “80 Gigawatts of Change, Egypt’s Future Electricity Pathways”, the first report of its kind to be modeled and analyzed by civil society. ‘80 GWs’ models how Egypt’s electricity sector could look in 20 years’ time if technical, social and environmental constraints and community impacts are taken into account.

Contemporary Issues of the Egyptian Energy Sector


This dossier is a collection of articles on the meta-energy issues in Egypt. It captures the social, environmental, economic, and fiscal aspects of the Energy sector. It is part of the Alternative Energy Scenario project under Heinrich Boll Stiftung and the Egyptian Center for Economic and Social Rights which aims to create an equitable energy scenario for Egypt 2035. It is a non-governmental, civil society driven initiative to not only create a vision for Egypt’s energy future, but also anchor it to today’s reality.