The Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, represented by the Nuclear Power Plants Authority, is preparing to start work on pouring concrete for the first nuclear reactor to generate electricity with a capacity of 1,200 megawatts at the Dabaa plant.
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“Egypt is one of the first countries that realized the importance of using nuclear energy since the beginning of the 1950s,” he said.
The Nuclear Power Plants Authority announced November 19 will be the first annual anniversary of the Egyptian nuclear energy, marking the signing of contracts for the construction of El-Dabaa nuclear plant.
Egyptian Cabinet’s Information and Decision Support Center (IDSC) published a new video graph highlighting that Egypt possesses 11 sites of black sand and heavy metals.
The delegation conducted a field visit to the plant’s site aiming to stand on the developments in work progress in the project.
Prime Minister Mostafa Madbouli underlined on Monday the importance of nuclear energy as one of the strategic options to achieve sustainable development.
The technology can contribute to boosting exports.
Yukiya Amano expressed the Agency's appreciation for Egypt's peaceful application of nuclear energy.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi discussed the latest developments of the nuclear power plant in Dabaa during Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy meeting on Monday.
President Abdel Fatah al-Sisi will meet with members of the Supreme Council for Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy at Heliopolis Presidential Palace on Monday.
“We are doing all we can to support Egypt's stability as a pillar of the stability of the entire region,” said Slovakia’s prime minister.