Off-grid projects advance as Egypt promotes climate change credentials

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Issue 441 - 24 Jun 2021 - By John Hamilton | 6 minute read

Cairo has secured the hosting rights for the COP27 intergovernmental meeting next year, in further evidence of President Abdel Fattah El Sisi’s interest in using climate change as a diplomatic tool, but the short-term prospects for large renewable schemes will remain limited until the economy expands by enough to use up existing surplus generation capacity, writes John Hamilton.

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Egypt Power Report 2021

Egypt Power Report 2021


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