The devices of electrical linkage between Sudan and Egypt arrived this week at Port Sudan, announced the Egyptian Embassy in Khartoum on Friday.
Shaker praised the depth of the distinguished Egyptian-Cypriot relations, stressing the interest attached by the political leadership and the Egyptian government, represented in the electricity and energy sector, to support the bonds of cooperation between the two countries.
Egypt’s Electricity Minister Mohamed Shaker said the country is studying the possibility to add up to 2,000-3,000 megawatts of electricity in power linkage with Libya, up from 240 MW.
In 2019, a memorandum of understanding was inked to develop the technical study between the three parties.
Minister of Electricity said that Egypt is a hub for connecting electricity between Arab and African countries and the world.
The first stage of electricity linkage with Sudan is expected to operate next January with a capacity of 150 mega watts.