To Promote the Use o...

Project Details.

To Promote the Use of Renewable Energy in Al Azhar University

Grantee: Forum of Dialogue and Partnership for Development
Start Date: 10/2020
End Date: 12/2021

To set a model of renewable energy & energy efficiency through installing rooftop solar panels to generate electricity and replacing traditional lighting with LED saving bulbs in the main buildings at Al Azhar University.
  • Producing the equivalent of 127 megawatts of electrical energy from the solar power plant annually.
  • Reducing carbon dioxide emissions by about 80 tons per year.
  • Saving consumption at a value of 160 thousand pounds in the first year, and this value increases with the increase in the electricity tariff.
  • Reducing the rate of energy consumption in the administrative building and the main building of the university.
  • Changing the concept of renewable energy systems, and adopting the idea of ​​replacing ordinary bulbs with energy-saving bulbs.
  • Increasing awareness among students and university employees of the importance of integrated environmental systems and how to deal with them.
  • Establishing a system for safe disposal and sorting of solid waste within the university community and other communities.
  • Establishing a permanent center to educate university members about the importance of using solar energy and integrated ecosystems.
  • Saving in water consumption in the main and administrative building of the university.
  • Providing green spaces planted with plants and trees for shade inside the university campus, to reduce heat emissions.

Al Azhar University, Nasr City

Al-Azhar University, Egypt Youth Association for Development and Environment, Islamic Center Association in Haram, Arab Foundation for Media and Culture
Beneficiaries: 5000 students and employees directly benefited from the awareness campaigns, 1707 employees (1272 males and 435 females) benefited from solar energy plants, 336 male and female students and 79 employees benefited from the workshops

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  • Areas of Work:

    Climate Change