Could 9 (Renewables Now) – Renewable vitality vegetation, together with wind, photovoltaic (PV) and hydropower stations, throughout Egypt produced a complete of 4,735 GWh of electrical energy within the first quarter of 2022, in line with knowledge printed by the nation’s New and Renewable Vitality Authority (NREA).
Greater than half of the full era, or 2,654 GWh, got here from hydropower whereas wind parks produced 1,132 GWh. About 949 GWh got here from photo voltaic PV programs, NREA stated in its quarterly report.
The manufacturing ranges are much like these within the first quarter of 2021 when wind, PV and hydropower vegetation added a complete of 4,789 GWh to Egypt’s electrical energy combine.
Final yr, solar energy vegetation within the North African nation generated 4,500 GWh and wind generators produced 5,400 GWh of inexperienced electrical energy. An extra 14,000 GWh got here from hydropower vegetation.
In 2022, Egypt expects to attach between 300 MW and 400 MW of recent renewable vitality capability to the nationwide energy grid, as NREA’s government chairman Mohammed El Khayat advised each day Addustour in March.