The Minister of Energy and Mines, Mohamed Arkab, held, today, Tuesday in Algiers, a working and follow-up meeting, in the presence of the Chairman of the Electricity and Gas Control Committee, the Director General of Sonelgaz group and executives from the ministry and the group, according to a statement by the ministry.
This periodic meeting, which took place at the headquarters of the Ministry of Energy and Mines, was devoted to presenting and examining the progress achieved in the projects of electric power plants and taking stock on the various projects in the process of completion related to the transfer and transmission of electricity included in the group’s 2022-2025program.
During this meeting, the minister received, according to the statement, a detailed presentation of Sonelgaz group’s plan regarding production, transportation, as well as the preparations and arrangements made to provide sufficient electrical energy in anticipation of the holy month of Ramadan and summer 2022.
The project to enhance the production capacity of electricity in the province of Bechar was also discussed and it was decided to hold a meeting in the “next few days” for a detailed presentation of the means of production and distribution in the Greater South.
Arkab stressed, on the occasion, “the necessity of accelerating the pace of completion of these projects and continuing the periodic maintenance of the plants and the national electricity network in order to support and strengthen the network and ensure the quality and sustainability of the service.”