Learn about the contribution of renewable energy to electricity production in 2022.. Infograph

On the occasion of the celebration of the International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer for 2022, the Central Agency for Public Mobilization and Statistics announced a set of important indicators related to the development of the country’s efforts in this file.

The Infograph Statistics Authority reviewed the evolution of Egypt’s ranking in the climate change performance index in 2022, and the generation of electricity from renewable energy sources, according to the following:

The amount of consumption of ozone-depleting substances in Egypt, “hydrochlorofluorocarbons”, decreased from 4.5 thousand tons in 2020 to 3.8 thousand tons in 2021, with a decline of 15.6%. .


Egypt’s ranking in the Climate Change Performance Index in 2022

The evolution of the amount of electricity generated in 2021
The evolution of the amount of electricity generated in 2021

The amount of electrical energy generated in Egypt from renewable energy sources “wind/solar energy” increased from 8.7 thousand GWh, from 8.7 thousand GWh in “2019/2020” to 10.2 thousand GWh in “2020/2021”. an increase of 17.2%.

Egypt ranked 21 out of 64 countries in the Climate Change Performance Index(CCPI) During 2022, an indicator aimed at evaluating the policies and programs used in different countries to confront climate change, and issued by the German Environment and Development Organization German Watch. (German Watke)and submits an updated version of it to the United Nations Climate Change Conference on an annual basis.

The percentage of the increase in electricity generated from renewable energy
The percentage of the increase in electricity generated from renewable energy

The International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer is the anniversary of the signing of the Montreal Protocol in 1987, regarding substances that deplete the ozone layer, an international treaty aimed at protecting the ozone layer by phasing out the production of some substances responsible for the erosion of the ozone layer, and the number of countries that signed the Protocol So far, 190 countries. This year’s celebration comes under the theme “35th Anniversary of the Montreal Protocol: Global Cooperation to Protect Life on Earth”.

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