Solar Energy: Specifications on 200MW solar energy project issued

  • 19 January 2019 / News / 127 / Africa-Bi1


Solar Energy: Specifications on 200MW solar energy project issued

“Algeria currently possesses 22,000 MW solar energy capacity of which 400 megawatts are already exploited, thanks to the President programme,” said, on Sunday in Bouira, Minister of Energy, Mustapha Gutouni, adding that the “maintenance of the equipment is ensured by Algerian engineers.”

 In this aspect, the minister stressed the need for Algeria to move towards this “clean and less dangerous” fuel.

Specifications have been issues on 200MW solar energy project, 150 MWof which will be produced by the Electricity and Gas Regulation Commission (CREG). The remaining 50 will be produced by Sonelgaz Group, said the Minister.

“150 megawatts will be destined to local investors in partnership with foreign investors,” said the minister.


source: Dz Breaking

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