Algerian Minister of Energy and Mines, Mohamed Arkab, said his country is seriously considering the idea of exporting in Europe its surplus production of electricity.
On Sunday, Arkab told APS news agency that domestic electricity generation capacity is 25 gigawatts, of which the country consumes 17 gigawatts during peak demand periods, according to Reuters.
He emphasized that the Sonelgaz complex has the qualifications that allow it to enter global markets, above all in terms of production capacity, as well as human skills, whose attention is now directed to supplying “quality energy”.
Arkab added, “We are offering all energy solutions to Algerian partners especially in Europe, in order to supply energy of all types in the European market”.
In light of the changes in Acting in the international energy market, Algeria seeks to position itself as a difficult figure in the “electricity” equation in the Mediterranean region and to become a “safe and reliable electricity supplier”.
Algeria is betting on the diversification of energy sources, especially renewables, including the production of electricity, with a daily capacity of 10,000 megawatts in the regional market, in based on its privileged geographical position close to Europe.
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