Egypt's first solar plant to open by year's end

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The news agency reported that the plant will be among four in the world with a 140-megawatt capacity.

Mr. Yunis had earlier said the government-run plant south of Cairo would be linked to the national grid as Egypt tries to meet a target of producing 20 percent of its energy needs from renewable sources by the end of 2020.

The country’s oil and gas reserves are projected to last for three more decades.

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