Egypt inaugurates first waste-to-energy plant in Fayoum

The plant has a capacity to process 2.5 tonnes per day

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Cairo -  The Minister of Environment, Yasmine Fouad, and Governor of Fayoum, Ahmed El-Ansary, inaugurated the first-of-its-kind waste-to-energy plant in Egypt, using gasification technology.

The project is aimed at converting solid and agricultural waste into bio-fertilisers and fuel, according to a statement on Tuesday.

The plant has a capacity to process 2.5 tonnes per day with an output capacity of 100 kilowatt hours (kWh).

Source: Mubasher

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