The solar panels being installed in the plant were produced by the AOI’s Arab Renewable Energy Company (ARECO), under the supervision of the government’s New and Renewable Energy Authority, Chairman of the AOI Abdel-Moneim El-Tarras said on Thursday.
El-Tarras said the organisation is keen on exchanging expertise with Uganda and training technical workers on maintenance works.
The AOI has an ambitious plan to secure all the needs of local and African markets from electricity based on solar energy, he added.
The new plant is an expression of Egypt's keenness to boost cooperation with Nile Basin countries, he stated.
El-Tarras underlined the importance of putting into effect President Abdel-Fattah El-Sisi's directives concerning boosting cooperation with brotherly African countries in the industrialisation domain.
The AOI chairman said the organisation mobilises all its manufacturing and technological potential to take part in development projects in Uganda and other African states.