President El-Sisi stated in September that Egypt is looking to increase its percentage of green investments to 50% of the country’s total public investments by FY2023/2024
Around 40% of Egypt’s total public investments, valued at EGP 410 billion, in the current fiscal year were green investments; EGP 259 billion directed towards clean transportation; EGP 38 billion for sustainable sanitation services; and EGP 25 billion to clean energy, explained the cabinet’s media center in a report.
Egypt has assigned EGP 22 billion for clean drinking water, EGP 18.5 billion for improving the environment, EGP 14 billion for sustainable irrigation, and EGP 11 billion for agriculture.
President El-Sisi stated in September that Egypt is looking to increase its percentage of green investments to 50% of the country’s total public investments by FY2023/2024.
Since the start of 2022, Egypt has inked 16 MoU on green hydrogen and green ammonia production in the Suez Canal Economic Zone (SCZone) with international partners, nine of which were turned into contracts. During COP27, the petroleum and gas sector saw the signing of seven MoUs and agreements focused on sustainable practices.
The country plans to become an international hub for producing and exporting green hydrogen and to generate 42% of its electric power using renewable sources by 2035.
Egypt’s petroleum and gas sector has already contributed to reducing 1.34 million tons of CO2 emissions through several projects.