The International Finance Corporation (IFC) was in process of conducting a biomass scoping study in the Europe and Central Asia, and the Middle East and North Africa regions (ECA/MENA Biomass Scoping Study).
Environics was commissioned to present a scoping study on the case of Egypt.
Environics conducted an exhaustive literature review and extensive interviews with various entities to identify Egypt’s potential for bio-energy. A briefing memo was produced, which identified the potential areas and resources for the generation of this alternative type of energy. The memo covered the following:
Overview of bioenergy supply; state of technology; policy and regulations; key opportunities, and recommendations.
Discussion of Egypt’s rating in potential and application of bioenergy and presentation of relevant issues, such as: resource evaluation; technology analysis; legal & regulatory framework; stakeholder mapping, and SWOT analysis.