TITLE

Managing the Growing Energy Demand: The Case of Egypt

AUTHOR(S)
El-Kholy, Hosni; Faried, Ragy
PUB. DATE
July 2011
SOURCE
Energy & Environment;2011, Vol. 22 Issue 5, p553
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The electric energy consumption rate in Egypt has an average increase of 7% per year through the last three decades. In order to satisfy the ever increasing energy demand, several actions were, and have to be taken. These actions have to be carried out in parallel. The one having the greatest effect is the measures carried out for energy conservation and loss reduction. Diversifying the energy source such as utilization of Renewable Energy technologies can contribute to satisfying the demand and extending the hydro-carbon reserves life. Regional integration of electrical networks will save expenditures used to build additional power plants.
ACCESSION #
63543155

 

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