Approximately 61% of an electricity generator has been constructed, holding a capacity of 1600MW at the Administrative Capital, Invest-Gate reports.

The generator contains four modules each with a capacity of 400 MW; the remaining electricity stations within the project are due in May 2018, according to a released statement.

Siemens, an international electric company, in cooperation with the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy along with Orascom Construction, is developing the project on site.

They will also collaboratively work to develop a national electricity network with a capacity of 14,400 MW to support new development projects in the city.