Dr. Mohamed Shaker, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy said that Egypt is working according to a strategic plan for energy.
The minister added that energy is one of the pillars of development in the country.
The minister stressed that the first reactor of the Dabaa nuclear plant will enter service in 2028.
He revealed that the most important characteristic of the Dabaa nuclear power plant is that it is the first environmentally friendly plant that does not produce any carbon emissions.
He pointed out that the choice of the Russian side to design and implement the project came after a conscious study.
The minister affirmed that the Russian side has a high degree of efficiency and that the station is within the third generation.
The advanced plant has the highest levels of safety and security in operation, and the station consists of 4 reactors, each of which has a capacity of 1200 megawatts, with a total electricity generation capacity of 4800 megawatts.