The total electricity generated from renewable resources from wind and solar energy reached 2,780 gigawatts per hour (GW/H) in fiscal year (FY) 2016/2017 compared to 2,225.5 (GW/H) in FY 2015/2016, with an increase of about 24.9%, Egypt Oil & Gas reports.

Moreover, the consumption of petroleum products and natural gas reached 79.1 million tons in FY 2017/2018.

The annual bulletin on environmental statistics issued by the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics (CAPMAS) indicated that the quantity of emissions from the consumption of petroleum products and natural gas reached 206.8 million tons in FY 2017/2018 compared to 210 million tons in FY 2016/2017, with a decrease of approximately 1.5%.