Minister of Housing Mostafa Madbouly announced the launch of the the first central solar energy plant lighting along 4km of the Tiba-Qena eastern desert road.

The launch comes alongside the launching of a solar energy plant with the capacity of 90 KW in New Tiba City.

The road lighting and the plant operation comes in the context of Egypt’s orientation to use sustainable energy, and to rationalise energy consumption in new cities, Madbouly said in a statement on Sunday.

The project targets finding solutions for energy efficiency and dependency on new and renewable energy. It comes in light of cabinet directives to light streets in new cities using solar energy and LED lamps, the minister added.

Source: Daily News Egypt