German Industrial Giant Siemens Signs $10.5 Billion Deal to Generate Power in Egypt

German industrial giant Siemens AG has signed a $10.5 billion deal with Egypt to build power plants that will boost the country's electricity generation capacity by up to a third.
CEO Joe Kaeser told The Associated Press that the memorandums of understanding were signed Saturday at a conference in the Red Sea resort of Sharm el-Sheikh after negotiations with President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi.
He said the first part of the deal involved a new 4.4-gigawatt power plant in southern Egypt. Another project will generate 2 gigawatts of wind power and build a rotor blade factory worth about $4.6 billion.