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Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC)

Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) is a state-owned company headquartered in Cairo, Egypt. In 2020, its revenue was USD 10.4 billion and installed capacity was 60 GW. Though EEHC’s vision aims for excellence for sustainable energy, EEHC shows no sign of engaging in a low-carbon transition. Between 2022-2027 the vast majority of its additional capacity will be fossil-fuel based.

Ranking position
#50 /50
Total score
2.6 /100
Performance score
1.1 /20
Narrative Score
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#1 0.0 /4 #35

Material Investment

#1 0.5 /7 #41

Intangible Investment

#1 0.0 /2 #20


#1 0.0 /4 #48

Policy Engagement

#1 0.3 /1 #33

Business Model

#1 0.3 /2 #45
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Leading practices

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Risks and opportunities


Egyptian Electricity receives a trend score of -. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely decrease. EEHC has no targets, transition plan, plans to phase-out fossil-fuel generation, and has a generation capacity mix heavily dominated by fossil-fuels (87% gas- and 5% oil-fired power generation). EEHC is committed to a high-carbon pathway and plans to further expand it gas-fired power assets. EEHC does not mention or acknowledge climate change. There is no indication that EEHC is likely to begin engaging with climate issues or transitioning to a low-carbon pathway.

Progress towards the Paris Agreement

Just Transition Assessment

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  1. 2020
  2. 2023

More about the company

Cairo, Egypt
Group revenue (2020)
USD 10.4 billion
Installed capacity (2020)
59.5 GW

This company is part of the SDG2000, the 2,000 most influential companies

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