In Egypt, EDF has built the two thermal power plants Port Said and Suez, emblematic of its contribution to the African development. The Group has been part of the whole chain of the project: financing, engineering, operation-maintenance, etc.
EDF has just realized a consulting contract with the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) for the enhancement of the efficiency of operation and maintenance of two steam turbine thermal power plants.
In Senegal, EDF has provided project management assistance to Senelec for the refurbishment of their power generation assets and training for their trainers.
In South Africa, EDF has been part of the recommissioning of units after shutdown at the Eskom thermal plants, and has created the Eskom Power Plant Engineering Institute (EPPI) dedicated to the training of engineers and doctorants to develop their skills on conception, operation and maintenance of thermal power plants.
EDF intervenes also on the commissioning of the Medupi supercritical power plant in construction.