Khartoum-Sudan declared last week completion of setting plan and strategy to benefit from the solar energy
, and the winds energy to produce about 1000 megawatt of electricity during this year, to increase it to 5522 megawatt till 2020.
This decision is simultaneous with the IREANA ‘classification that Sudan is one the best African countries that have the capability to produce the alternative energy such as solar energy, winds energy. According to IRENA Ethiopia is a top list which produces 4188 megawatt annually, followed by South Africa 4064 megawatt, then Sudan 1793 megawatt per year.
Engineer Mohamed Abdul Rahim Jaweesh the spokesman of the ministry of natural resources and electricity stated to Asharq Awsat Newspaper that the Sudanese President Omer Al Bashir launched an initiative of “Sudan Solar …. Energy…Growth”) at the beginning of this year which aim to expand in producing electricity from solar energy, and winds energy in the country.
Jaweesh explained that the ministry of natural resources and electricity signed with (Masdar) the Emirate Company, Dew the British Company and Brezma the German company for building solar energy stations with a total power of 1000 megawatts.
It worth mentioning that two solar energy stations are being constructing in Wad-Medani , al Obeid , Al-Fashir with 5 megawatt.