About Tarek Safwat

Tarek Safwat Kabel is a lecturer in Economics at Faculty of Commerce in University of Sadat City. His research interest is in Energy Economics, Development Economics, and Monetary Economics. He have been awarded PhD in economics from University of Buckingham in United Kingdom. He is member of International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE) since 2021 and have served on the Scientific Committees in several international conferences, including the Africa International Conference on Clean Energy and Energy Storage, the 8th International Conference on Advances in Clean Energy Research (ICACER 2023), and the 11th International Conference on Applied Energy.

Current Renewable Energy Potential in Egypt – An Overview

Egypt aims to increase the share of renewable energy in electricity generation to 42% by 2035, compared to 20% in 2022. This strategy is based on Egypt’s desire to reduce dependence on fossil fuels. The Egyptian government aims to reduce dependence on fossil fuels and increase the overall share of renewable energy sources in electricity generation to meet the growing demand for energy. This shift aims to reduce the negative effects resulting from dependence on fossil fuels, such as high carbon emissions, higher energy intensity, and increased subsidies for fossil fuels. According to NREA (2023), the total electricity generation  from … Continue reading