The Minister of Electricity, Water, and Renewable Energy of Kuwait Mutlaq Burguba has stressed the importance of speeding up the national plans to produce no less than 15% of the grid’s consumption of renewable energy by 2023.
In a press release, the ministry stated that Burguba had met with renewable energy experts and discussed topics relevant to current and future government projects, their implementation and a follow-up on them.
The meeting was centred on energy conservation and a goal of producing 10% of the electric energy consumption in ministry buildings to come from renewable sources, according to the ministry. They also discussed the creation of a unit within the ministry that would handle tasks and projects relating to renewable energy.
Maha Al-Asousi, Acting Undersecretary, Ahmed Al-Rashidi, Assistant Undersecretary for Technical Services and Main Concerns Sector, Haitham Al-Ali, Assistant Undersecretary for Electric Power Stations and Water Distillation Sector, and Saad Al-Rashidi, Assistant Undersecretary for Distribution Networks Engineer.