Shaker also emphasized the interest that the Egyptian electricity sector attaches to training through preparing and organizing technical, financial, and administrative programs in the field of electricity production, transmission and distribution.
Shaker indicated that the Egyptian electricity sector has accumulated experiences in all fields of electricity and renewable energies, including rural electrification, local manufacturing, construction, operation and maintenance of conventional and renewable electricity plants (thermal, hydro, solar and wind energy), as well as with regard to transmission and distribution networks. Electricity, in addition to the regional electrical interconnection, policies and legislation to attract public and private sector investments, and capacity building in various energy fields.
Shaker affirmed the readiness of the Egyptian electricity sector to provide technical support and transfer its experiences to the brothers in African countries, expressing his gratitude for the distinguished and fruitful cooperation between Egypt and a number of African countries in capacity building, as the Egyptian electricity and renewable energy sector succeeded in preparing and implementing training programs for a number of
An African trainee, noting that the Egyptian electricity sector owns more than 20 training centers, and two of them have obtained accreditation from the African Energy Utilities Association (APUA), in addition to that In October 2018 a memorandum of understanding was signed with COMESA in the field of training and capacity building.
At the end of his speech, Dr. Shaker affirmed that the electricity sector continues to provide training courses, technical support and dispatch experts to brotherly African countries to achieve the benefit of all parties, through cooperation in the fields of electricity to meet development goals.
He expressed his hope that the trainees would transfer the knowledge and skills they gained from the training programs with their colleagues to achieve maximum benefit and improve the current situation of the electricity sector in their country and achieve regional development.
The trainees expressed their appreciation and gratitude for the distinguished role and efforts exerted by the Egyptian electricity and energy sector in preparing and organizing training courses to achieve maximum benefit from them, stressing that they will work to transfer the experience they gained from Egypt to their country, stressing the extent of benefiting from these programs as These training courses included a number of field visits to the sites of electricity projects and Egyptian companies working in the field of manufacturing electrical equipment, and a number of tourist sites were visited on the land of Egypt.
It is worth noting that the training courses provided by the Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy to a number of 8417 African trainees included a number of courses in the form of grants in which the Ministry bore all the expenses of training, accommodation and airline tickets through the cooperation project with African countries. 159 A training program and 4 workshops to train a 2437 trainee (from 39 an African country and two organizations) in the fields of electricity production, transmission and distribution and renewable energies and energy efficiency, and the ministry has also dispatched about 39 Egyptian experts from the sector to a number of African countries (Sudan, Rwanda, Tanzania, Burundi, Somalia, Eritrea, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo to transfer expertise to these countries Providing technical support and assisting these countries in preparing their national plans, especially in the field of renewable energy.