Smart Paper, an Egyptian paper industry, recently announced its partnership with Norwegian firm Empower to build a 4.5MW rooftop solar plant in Egypt, as part of the government’s renewable energy program. This is Empower’s fourth project in Egypt and the sixth in Africa in progress.
The Norwegian firm announced the start of the first phase of a 4.5 MW rooftop solar plant project for Smart Paper, in collaboration with its partner EPC – Gree Solar. Gree Solar Vice Chairman Nick Blashill said that with such initiatives, his company is saving costs and guaranteeing good environmental performance for commercial and industrial customers in Egypt, in collaboration with Empower.
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The plant that the project seeks to build will have an annual capacity of more than 8 GW/hr of clean electricity, reducing more than 5,000 tonnes of Carbon dioxide while also increasing profit levels.
Remarks on the plans for the construction of the Rooftop Solar Plant in Egypt
Terje Osmundsen, Empower’s founder and CEO, said that they were proud of and devoted to cooperating with innovative firms like Smart Paper to produce high-quality, environmentally friendly, and cost-effective renewable energy projects in Egypt.
He went on to say that the initiative will show how Empower contributes to accelerating the uptake of clean energy generation in North Africa by lowering the time and resources required to finance projects of this nature.
According to Mohamed Ahmed Mohamed, CEO of the Smart Paper Group, the company’s mission in collaboration with overseas partners represents a great contribution to society by delivering innovative waste paper recycling solutions.
He emphasized that the strategic partnership will help to expedite the effort of building all present and future solar-powered businesses while also protecting the environment.