The Egyptian State company proposed a megaproject to generate 100 megawatts of energy using solar power in Upper Egypt’s Aswan city, reported Aswat Masreya.

The project will involve companies from Egypt and five other countries, Canada, France, China, Germany and the United Arab Emirates, Abdel Aziz Seif el-Din, the chairman of the Arab Organization for Industrialization company announced. He added that the company has presented another solar power plant project that would make use of the walls of the company’s facility on the Cairo-Suez road, which will have a capacity of 300 megawatts.

The foundation of this project will begin after the ongoing Cairo-Suez road expansion is completed. He encouraged all state institutions to use the walls of their buildings to generate electricity.