Egypt to have electricity interconnection with Sudan

CAIRO: Deputy Electricity Minister Osama Asran and First Undersecretary of the Ministry Mohammed Mossa Omran headed to Sudan on Monday to agree upon the terms of the electricity interconnection project between the two countries.

An official source in the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy said that Asran is expected to sign a memorandum of understanding with the energy officials in Sudan in preparation for signing contracts to start the project.

The source pointed out that the capacity of the project will be 200-300 MW, according to the electricity needs of the Sudanese people, explaining that Egypt is able to complete the project within six months.

Published in Eygpt Today, 24th April, 2018