Eng. Mohamed Ahmed Morsi, Minister of State for Military Production, held a meeting with Robert Falk, Chairman of the Board of Directors of “Green Tech Egypt”, and Gareth Brown, Chairman of the Board of Directors of “Oak Holding for Development”, to discuss developments of joint cooperation in the field of electric energy production from waste. .
The Minister of State for Military Production stated that this meeting comes with the aim of discussing the executive position of the existing joint cooperation in the field of establishing and operating waste-to-electric power stations through establishing a joint stock company for this purpose.
He emphasized the political leadership’s interest in the waste management file and the speedy implementation of the strategy of converting municipal solid waste into energy, given its great return to improving the environmental, health and living conditions of citizens, as well as achieving an economic return from the waste recycling process.
He explained that the Ministry is about to complete the feasibility study for the project at the Abu Rawash site in Giza Governorate, in cooperation with Green Tech and Oak.
The minister expressed the Ministry of Military Production’s endeavor to employ all the manufacturing, technological and human capabilities available to it to participate in implementing the municipal solid waste management system in cooperation with the ministries of environment and local development and the Arab Organization for Industrialization, in an optimal manner that achieves maximum benefit from the amount of waste generated daily and transforming the waste in Egypt into solutions. Smart energy.
He emphasized that the Ministry of Military Production is keen to transfer modern technologies in the various fields of manufacturing within the companies and its affiliated units, and to cooperate with national and international companies specialized in the field of waste management in implementing these types of projects to deepen local industrialization, increase added value, reduce import, and provide foreign currency in a way that strengthens the national economy. .
Robert Falk, Chairman of the Board of Directors of “Green Tech Egypt”, explained that during the meeting, the executive steps and the timetable for the project to establish stations for converting municipal solid waste into electrical energy were reviewed.
He emphasized that the establishment of these stations would increase the added value of the waste. Falk praised the industrial, technological, technical, human and research capabilities of the military production companies, which paves the way for achieving fruitful joint cooperation.
Gareth Brown, Chairman of the Board of Directors of Oak Holding for Development, indicated that his company will finance the establishment of the joint-stock company to be established to establish and operate waste conversion plants into a source for generating electric power in accordance with the cooperation protocol signed between the National Authority for Military Production and the two companies, “Green Tech Egypt” and Oak Holdings.
He added that the establishment of this company would bring a great economic return to Egypt and a national dimension that would contribute to the implementation of the sustainable development goals by generating electrical energy from solid municipal waste using modern technological methods.
The article “Military Production” cooperating with “Green Tech Egypt” and “UK Holding” to produce energy from waste was written in the Al Borsa newspaper.