20% Of Energy Needs Of Egypt Comes From RE


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The minister of petroleum and mineral resources of Egypt Tarek El Molla during a conference said that 20% of the energy needs of the country come from wind, solar and hydroelectric power.


Currently, Egypt is building a nuclear power plant. The country is also working on adopting an energy mix that is appropriate to focus on the process of the energy transition.

Egypt aims to have 42% of renewable energy share in its energy mix by 2035. Egypt is also planning for three green hydrogen projects with a total capacity of 300 MW. All the three projects will be of 100 MW capacity according to Undersecretary Ahmed Mahiena. 

Recently, SolarizEgypt planned to power the Makadi Heights town with a solar plant. Makadi Heights town was built by Orascom Development on Egypt’s Red Sea coast, around the Hurghada beach resort.

SolarizEgypt will design, commission, install and operate the solar power plant for 25 years of a time period. The company has solar projects of more than 50 MW as of now.

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