الوزير ميرزا يفتتح أول مصنع للألواح الشمسية في البحرين

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Favors and Minister of Electricity and Water Affairs Abdul Hussain Mirza covered a sponsored, on Sunday morning (January 22, 2017), the opening of a factory “Solar One” concert, the first factory in the Kingdom of Bahrain for the production of solar power panels.

The minister Mirza and delivered at the beginning of the opening ceremony keynote address in which he praised as represented by this plant from a shift in investment in renewable energy in the UK areas, said that the plant is one of the distinctive initiatives to invest in renewable energy and support the state’s policy to encourage investment and uses solar energy to produce electricity, and about trends State minister explained that the Council of Ministers recently issued its approval the adoption of a national plan to raise the energy efficiency of the national plan for renewable energy, which included a number of objectives, including the development of a national goal to rely on renewable energy in the Kingdom of Bahrain by 6 percent of the energy sources in the country by 2025.

He said that these plans and objectives will help Bahrain in achieving the goals of sustainable development and will help to attract new international investment, and added that the presence of these goals will make Bahrain lined with countries that will have the variety in the world energy sources, making it attract new technology helps to diversify their sources of national economy.

Then, the company’s chairman Abdullah Al Khalifa, welcomed the minister and thanked the government support for industries interested in solar energy, as the Director-General of the factory “Solar One” Rami Khalifa, the word which he said that this plant is an investment Bahraini fully, and administered hands working Bahraini and care about government plans in Bahranisation, where the plant will operate an initial production capacity of up to 60 thousand a solar panel on enough year to generate 15 megawatts of electricity, and will include the development of factory production in three phases, will provide in the last phase of approximately 50 jobs for Bahrainis, offering sincere thanks and gratitude to the officials of the unity sustainable energy, headed by Minister of Electricity and water Affairs Abdul Hussain Mirza prefer opening the plant and support the steps the company in the development of solar energy products and systems complementary, and interest in and support for renewable energy projects and provide all assistance possible to the success of the project solar panel factory.

Attended the opening ceremony of a number of ambassadors in the country, led by the UN Resident Coordinator and Resident Representative of UNDP Secretary Cherkaoui, who paid tribute to such an investment, and stressed the role of the United Nations Development Programme for investment support in renewable energy and energy efficiency in the UK areas to achieve the objectives General for Sustainable Development and the relating to private power, and praised the adoption of the Council of Ministers national trends for renewable energy, energy efficiency, and therefore the impact on the prospects of opening new investment in the UK back economic and environmental benefits at the same time.

Opening a large number of chief executives also attended by several local and international major companies, in addition to a number of specialists and those interested in energy projects .almottagddh

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