The Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy has completed the legal prerequisites for the Dabaa nuclear plant and has finalized operational and funding plans for the facility, according to the Minister of Electricity, Mohamed Shaker, Amwal Al Ghad reports.

He further noted that plans for consultancy, operational, and maintenance services have also been finalized.

The plant, upon completion, is supposed to generate 4,800 megawatts of electricity.

In August, Shaker signed a protocol with the Minister of Investments and International Cooperation, Sahar Nasr, for investments worth EGP 2 million to clear the land allocated for the nuclear plant,  Al Mal News reported at the time.

The minister’s remarks were made during a speech at the International Ministerial Conference on Nuclear Power in Abu Dhabi, UAE.