Egyptian Electricity Holding Company and GE Gas Power have finalized two decarbonization agreements on Wednesday.
Under the Egyptian Electricity Holding agreement, there are two parts, the first of which is to achieve decarbonization from the gas turbines GE produces, by creating a specific schedule and the discovery of new methods of storing carbon by the company. This also includes plans to use boosted hydrogen fuel and the Advanced Gas Pathway (AGP). The Ministry of Electricity and General Electric also announced a collaboration protocol to train workers in the industry.
The other agreement is for the Sharm El-Sheikh power plant to operate the LM6000 wind gas turbines. This is due to the fact that these turbines rely on excess hydrogen fuel, consequently, generating very low amounts of carbon.
During the signing ceremony in the New Administrative Capital, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker clarified that the carbon emission reduction strategy mainly relies on the restoration of power plants, the introduction of highly efficient units, and the expansion of the share of new energy.
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