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Dr Mirza meets Petra Solar officials
03 : 06 PM - 12/01/2013
Manama, Jan 12 (BNA) The Minister of State for Electricity and Water Affairs Dr Abdulhussain bin Ali Mirza received Petra Solar company CEO and senior officials. During the meeting both sides discussed work on the project being implemented by the company related to the installation of electricity generation systems via solar power called “Distributed Solar Power”.

The company is currently installing this system in nine location for BAPCO in Awali, Bahrain refinery and the University of Bahrain. Officials at the company gave a briefing on the cooperation with establishments in relations to renewable energy. Meanwhile, the minister highlighted the government’s keenness in attaining a specific percentage of its energy from renewable sources to preserve sustainability of resources.

He also lauded during the meeting the Minister of Finance’s keenness to cooperate with the Electricity and Water Affairs in all its efforts to develop this sector related to renewable energy. The minister highlighted the fact that investment in such projects by the government comes within the framework of the international, regional and Arab move towards the utilization of renewable energy in the come years until 2020.


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