Mr Robert Valk, MSc – Founder and Managing Director of Green Tech Egypt and Renergy Group Partners – was invited to the ‘Egypt Can with Industry’ conference to present the establishment of the Waste-to-Energy (WTE) industry in Egypt. Renergy Group Partners consists of esteemed partners: the National Organisation of Military Production, Green Tech Egypt, OAK Holding, CMEC and WTEI.
On the first day, during the fourth dialogue session of the conference, Mr Valk presented the first phase out of three (3) WTE processing facilities across Egypt that Renergy Group Partners will DBOO (Design, Build, Own and Operate). Commencing the first phase in Abu Rawash, Giza district. Renergy collaborates with the Ministry of Local Development and Egyptian research and consultancy companies. The total investment in the first plant is $130 million (USD), with the total investment in all three plants being $500 million (USD).
The fourth dialogue session of the conference sessions began under the title “Partners of Success: Prospects for Industrial Investment in Egypt” with the participation of Ambassador Nabila Makram, Minister of Immigration and Egyptian Expatriates Affairs, Engineer Mohamed Ahmed Morsi, Minister of Military Production, and Engineer Yehia Zaki. President of the Suez Canal Economic Zone, Mr Walid Gamal El-Din, Vice-President of the Authority for Investment Affairs, and Deputy Mohamed Abou El-Enein, Undersecretary of the House of Representatives. In addition to the participation of Egyptian industry leaders, foreign delegations, and several Egyptian experts working abroad. Dr Tariq Abdel Raouf moderated the session.
Mr Valk pointed out that Egypt annually produces 25 million tons of solid waste, resulting in harmful environmental effects, especially carbon emissions. Green Tech Egypt and Renergy Group Partners will participate in the “COP27” climate change conference to represent local Green Industry leaders. Egypt will host COP27 in Sharm El Sheikh next November 6-18.