Alcazar Energy has trained 96 secondary school, university students from Benban, Daraw, and Kom Ombo, in Aswan governorate to install and operate solar power plants.
Mohamed Zidan, regional director and business development manager of the company, said the training programme includes improving the energy efficiency of public schools and the educational environment in them, as well as raising the community awareness about the importance of clean energy among youth, starting with secondary school and university students in Aswan.
He added that Alcazar Energy has prepared a long-term plan for the community development of the villages of Benban, Rigba and Mansouriya, based on several aspects, the most important of which is education, as they believe in the role of education in the development of nations.
The company aims to reduce the consumption of fossil fuels and the cost of power generation and carbon dioxide emissions in the countries in which it operates, improve the efficiency of electrical energy, and create a balanced socio-economic value. The company’s investments amount to $800m.
Mohamed Megahed, Deputy Minister of Education, said that technical education is the real engine for the progress and development of any society. Technical education in Aswan is currently witnessing major development after opening five renewable energy schools teaching modern curricula developed in cooperation with the private sector.