Egypt does not have enough electricity - they have been getting a lot of power cuts, especially in summer of 2014. It’s not like in the UK where we worry about our 4% margin of safety above our peak demand, in Egypt peak demand is more than capacity. So the lights go out and the fridge dies and its 35 °C in the shade only there isn’t much shade.

Consumption has tripled from 43 TWh since 1990 to 156 TWh in 2014. As the chart shows this is mostly (90%) derived from fossil fuels, apparently gas and oil and typically using old and inefficient plant.