TITLE

Egypt embraces the age of renewables

PUB. DATE
February 2008
SOURCE
Middle East;Feb2008, Issue 386, p44
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the development of renewable energy sources in Egypt. The country is fast becoming the biggest wind power producer in the Middle East and Africa. A series of projects have been developed at Zafarana, while an even bigger multi-phased wind power scheme has been lined up on the Gulf of Suez. Egypt's Energy Minister Hassan Younes said that the government had accepted the Supreme Council for Energy's goal of producing 20% of all electricity by renewable means by 2020.
ACCESSION #
29981269

 

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