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Egypt Announces 2,000 MW Wind Power Project (Int'l. Report)
Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy
Date: 2020-10-19
In Cairo, the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy is reporting work is now underway on a new 2,000 MW wind power complex in the Red Sea governorate. When online, the project will raise the country's renewable energies capacity to 10,000 MWs, in line with its National Renewable Energy Strategy. The National Renewable Energy Strategy aims to produce 20 pct of total energies from renewable sources by 2022, with the possibility of it doubled by 2035.

The Ministry statement noted hydropower production amounted to about 15,038 gigawatt per hour , wind energy about 4,230 gigawatt per hour , solar cells connected to the power grid amounted to about 3,655 gigawatt/hour, and 15 gigawatt/hour was generated from biofuel projects during the last fiscal year 2019/2020. (Source: Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, PR, Oct., 2020) Contact: Egyptian Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy, www.energyegypt.net

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Egyptians, Danes Ink Green Energy Dev. Agreement (Int'l. Report)
Egyptian Minister of International Cooperation
Date: 2020-08-31
In Cairo, the Egyptian Minister of International Cooperation and the Minister of Electricity are reporting an agreement with the Danish Energy Agency for a 2019-2022 Egyptian-Danish Energy Partnership Program aimed at helping Egypt shift towards low-carbon new and renewable energy.

Under the agreement, the Danes and Egyptians will form a joint committee to develop comprehensive plans and initiatives to utilize renewable energy and consolidate commercial relations and share technologies to further integration in wind energy and other renewable energy projects. The 2035 energy strategy is intended to increase renewable energy's shares of Egypt's electric power generation capacity by by 42 pct, according to the release.

Download Egyptian-Danish Energy Partnership program details HERE. (Source: Egypt Ministery of International Cooperation, Egypt Independent, Aug., 2020)

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