ALGIERS – Wednesday, 23 February 2022 (APS) – The 5th International Electricity and Renewable Energy Exhibition (SEER 2022) opened Wednesday in Algiers, in the presence of Minister of Energy Transition and Renewable Energy Benattou Ziane, Deputy Minister of the Knowledge Economy and Startups Yacine el Mahdi Walid.

Placed under the slogan “Together to succeed energy transition in Algeria,” this exhibition, which will be held until 26 February, brings together 70 Algerian and foreign exhibitors.

It constitutes a key event to all the operators to discuss themes related to electricity industry, energy transition and renewable energy.

Startups specialized on energy transition and renewable energy are participating in this exhibition.

The ministers visited the different stands, including that of the National Defense Ministry.

Benattou affirmed that the year 2022 will be purely economic and that the future will be that of the renewable energy and the energy transition.

In this regard, he pointed out the call for bids for the construction of photovoltaic energy stations with a capacity of 1000MW.

For his part, Yacine Walid reiterated the ministry’s support to young project-holders, notably in the field of innovation and technological solutions.