ArrowArtboardCreated with Sketch.Title ChevronTitle ChevronIcon FacebookIcon LinkedinIcon Mail ContactPath LayerIcon MailPositive ArrowIcon Print
Energy

Cairo hires Toyota Tsusho to upgrade blackout-prone power grid

$96m project will replace old equipment with Hitachi ABB smart meters

Last year, Toyota Tsusho started commercial operation of a wind power plant on Egypt's Red Sea coast. (Photo courtesy of Toyota Tsusho)

NAGOYA, Japan -- Japanese trading house Toyota Tsusho has taken an order to upgrade electric power infrastructure in Cairo, in a project worth roughly 10 billion yen ($96 million).

The project announced this week is the first to involve a Japanese company in upgrading Egypt's power distribution, according to Toyota Tsusho, which will partner with local manufacturer Elsewedy Electric.

Sponsored Content

About Sponsored Content This content was commissioned by Nikkei's Global Business Bureau.

Discover the all new Nikkei Asia app

  • Take your reading anywhere with offline reading functions
  • Never miss a story with breaking news alerts
  • Customize your reading experience

Nikkei Asian Review, now known as Nikkei Asia, will be the voice of the Asian Century.

Celebrate our next chapter
Free access for everyone - Sep. 30

Find out more