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Largest solar plant opens in Aswan tomorrow

Monday 12/March/2018 - 06:40 PM
Sada El Balad
Ahmed Moamar
Largest solar plant in the Middle East region opens in Aswan، 1000 km south to Cairo، tomorrow.
That plant produces electricity equivalent to 90% of energy harvested from Aswan High Dam.
It costs EGP 42 billion and creates 10 thousand jobs.
The plant comes in frame of efforts exerted by government to sustain the national grid.
It participated in reducing unemployment among the young people in Aswan at the utmost southern tip of Egypt.
This project is ranked first across the world.
It produces 2000 megawatt.
Its place was chosen according to technical reports as Aswan enjoys many advantages.
It is worth to mention that Egypt seeks to diversify sources of energy as a part of economic reforms.


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