The president ordered the rapid completion of electricity projects that will serve the national agricultural projects. The meeting witnessed a presentation of the situation of electricity projects that will serve the national agricultural projects, especially land reclamation in Sinai, Upper Egypt, and the New Delta, in addition to water lifting stations. Egypt’s sustainable energy strategy aims to increase renewable energy production to 42% from the total electricity capacity by 2035, in order to make good use of Egypt’s renewable energy resources. The president directed to strengthen the national plans to increase the share of renewable energy to keep pace with the global development goals on climate change. President Al-Sisi was also briefed on the latest developments in electricity interconnection projects with neighbouring countries, especially Saudi Arabia, Greece, and Cyprus.
Source: Daily News Egypt August 08, 2022 05:02 UTC