Egypt Accelerates Green Hydrogen Initiatives To Achieve Sustainability Goals

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Egypt’s Prime Minister, Mostafa Madbouly, presided over the fourth round table on the green hydrogen industry in Egypt, attended by key ministers and representatives from local and global renewable energy companies.


During the meeting, the Minister of Electricity highlighted Egypt’s abundant potential in renewable energies and discussed opportunities for developing renewable energy projects across the country.

Minister Mohamed Shaker emphasized the theoretical capacity of Egypt to produce 350 gigawatts of electricity from wind energy and 650 gigawatts from solar energy.


He also addressed the possibilities of integrating renewable energy projects into the national electricity grid, underscoring the ministry’s efforts to modernize and strengthen the network in the past seven years.

In his speech, Minister of Petroleum, Tarek El Molla, praised Egypt’s significant strides in expanding clean energy sources, with a particular focus on the promising field of green hydrogen.

He stressed that the establishment of green hydrogen facilities in Egypt goes beyond domestic use and aims to serve export purposes both locally and globally.

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Egypt’s direction towards expanding hydrogen production aligns with the government’s commitment to reducing carbon emissions, achieving carbon neutrality, and addressing climate change impacts.

El Molla reaffirmed the Ministry of Petroleum’s support for building a low-carbon economy based on sustainable energy resources, emphasizing the ministry’s keenness to play a vital role in the production and export of hydrogen. The government’s efforts in green hydrogen development are crucial in achieving long-term sustainability goals for the nation.

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