Egypt is finalizing a protocol with Russia to develop its first Nuclear Power Plant in Dabaa that will include four nuclear plants with a total capacity of 4,800 MW, Invest-Gate reports.

This project, which will be developed within eight years, includes cooperation between the Egyptian Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy, the Governorate of Marsa Matrouh, and the Ministry of Environment, according to a released statement.

“These nuclear units will not produce gases or greenhouse emissions, complying to highest safety standards set for nuclear power plants,” says Minister of Electricity & Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker.