The protocol comprises providing turbines, installment of wind turbines to generate electricity, and provision of technical support in new and renewable energy and water desalination.
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Desert areas in Egypt extend over 7,673 kilometers.
Shaker added during his speech, Tuesday, at the opening session of the first dialogue of the Energy Transfer Council, that the required land was identified with a 5-year plan aiming to produce about 2.9 million m3 / day.
The minister statements came during a meeting on Tuesday with manager of AFD branch in Egypt in the presence of the French ambassador in Cairo Romatet Stephane to discuss future cooperation between Egypt and AFD.
During the meeting, Shaker said the KfW's participation in financing the electricity sector represents its confidence in the sector’s success.
This comes within MENA countries commitment to increasing the share of renewable energy in their mix and to decarbonize their economies, according to GE Gas Power.
Egypt is going forward with achieving wide-scale structural reforms after the success of the national program for economic reform, Hala El-Said says.
He added that the aim of the project is to cover citizens’ needs of drinking water.
The total investment cost is estimated at LE 95.6 billion
Egypt has previously announced its plan to establish a smart electrical grid, including a variety of operation and energy measures amid its move to renovate the whole sector.
Egypt vies for upping the share of renewable energy in the energy mix to become 20 percent in 2022, and 42 percent in 2035.
On his side, Siemens AG president and CEO expressed the company's aspiration to develop its activities in Egypt.
The total capacity generated from renewables on the national grid currently amounts to 5,800 mega/watt.
In spite of the increasing care given to renewable energy, particularly solar and wind, bioenergy is still overlooked.
Egypt’s production jumped by 82.7 percent on an annual basis to reach 6.5 terawatt hours (TWh), exceeding the average increase of 14.3 percent during the previous 10 years.
Minister of International Cooperation Dr. Rania Al-Mashat, and Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Dr. Mohamed Shaker, signed the Egyptian-Danish Energy Partnership Program (2019-2022) agreement with the Energy Agency of the Danish Ministry of Climate, Energy and Utilities, to unlock Egypt’s green transformation and invest in renewable energy.
the amount of electric energy generated from renewable energy (solar - wind) increased in 2017/2018, recording 2871 GWh, compared to 2780 GWh in 2016/2017.
The share of renewable energy in the total amount of power generated in Egypt annually is speculated to remain the same in 2020 compared to 2019.
The country targets to generate 20 percent renewables in electricity generation by 2022 and to reach 42 percent by 2035.