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Algerian Minister of Energy, Mohamed Arkab and President of the Turkish Kalyon Enerji company, Mortada Atta held a meeting to discuss the cooperation in the energy sector. During this, Turkish Ambassador Mahinur Ozdemir Goktas was also present.
A statement said, “The two parties discussed cooperation between Algeria and Turkey in the field of energy and mines and discussed trade and investment opportunities between companies in the energy and mining sector [in Algeria] and the Turkish companies.”
Kalyon Enerji said “its strong interest in the Algerian market, and its desire to invest in the fields of renewable energy, manufacturing of solar panels locally, and the exploitation of silicon, which is used in the manufacture of photovoltaic cells.”
Meanwhile, the Algerian minister Mohamed Arkab said, “Algeria’s readiness to expand cooperation with Turkey to include areas of common interest.”
Recently, the Algerian Ministry of Energy Transition and Renewable Energies has launched a call for tenders for the deployment of 1 GWp combined capacity of solar projects in several locations in the country.
Turkey’s global steel producer Tosyalı Holding is implementing the world’s largest rooftop solar power plant project. The company will be the largest rooftop solar power plant company in the world, reaching a total installed capacity of 140 MW on a 632 m2 area with solar power plant projects launched at all its facilities at the same time.