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Sonelgaz: Signing of contracts for construction of nine power plants

Published on : Sunday, 20 October 2019 18:46   Read : 120 time(s)
Sonelgaz: Signing of contracts for construction of nine power plants

TLEMCEN (Algeria)- Sonelgaz Chairman and CEO, Boulakhras Chahar, said Sunday that new contracts have been signed to allow construction work of nine power plants with a view to implementing plant hybridization in the country's far south.

"This new hybridization technology will reduce the current consumption of diesel fuel by between 30 and 40 percent," said Chahar. 

On the other hand, Sonelgaz CEO highlighted the company's efforts in developing renewable energies since 2015, recalling the realization, by his group, of two pilot sites: a wind turbine in Adrar and an experimental power plant in Ghardaia to test, in

collaboration with research centres and universities, all existing photovoltaic technologies around the world.

Sonelgaz has launched the construction of 21 photovoltaic power plants in 14 provinces in the south of the country, he said adding that his group has key role in the country's renewable energy development.

 

 

"Algeria can now conquer Africa and certain countries where the electricity grid rate does not exceed 20%," said the CEO of Sonelgaz.

"Our country now manufactures a great deal of equipment and accumaltes expertise in the renewable energy sector which will enable it to easily conquer the African market," he concluded. 

 

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Sonelgaz: Signing of contracts for construction of nine power plants