Siemens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a social enterprise company, HELIOZ, to provide safe drinking water to marginalised residents of Khartoum, the capital of Sudan.
Vulnerability to desertification and climate change has driven the need for Sudan to scale up solar photovoltaic projects in the coming years.
The core function of the Solar Lab is to ensure the quality and longevity of imported solar systems and to support Sudan’s solar revolution.
Farming in Sudan often relies on diesel-powered water pumps but using solar for agriculture has increased land use and productivity by nearly 50%.
The US facilitated the preparation of an agreement on the filling and operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam involving Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan.
Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will finalise agreement about the operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam by the end of February 2020.
Siemens and Plan International Germany have signed a deal to collaborate on future humanitarian projects with initial emphasis on Sudan.
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Egypt’s Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy says a new electricity interconnection line with Sudan will be activated this coming February.