Renewable energy seminar to be held in Hudeidah [Archives:2003/672/Local News]

September 29 2003

Sana'a, Sept. 27_ On the occasion of celebrations marking the 41st anniversary of September 26 revolution, Hudeidah governorate hosts on Tuesday 30 September the two-day ''First Renewable Energy Seminar and Exhibition''
The seminar is to be held under auspices of the Governor of Hudeidah Mohammed Saleh Shamlan at the Tehama Development Authority hall. The seminar discusses many premises, most important among them are the role of solar energy in solving problems of drinking pumping water in rural areas, role of media in he process of spreading awareness about the importance of the use of renewable energy as an alternative to traditional energy, future of Yemen and alternatives of solar energy , the importance of renewable energy in protection of environment. Various agencies and institutions are contributing with working papers and presentations on rural development and renewable energy topics. Working papers would be presented at the seminar by Tehama Development Authority, Ministry of Electricity, Ministry of Communications and Technology, Technical Supplies Center, the General Authority for Environment Protection and the UNDP.
On the sidelines of the seminar an exhibition would be held for supplies consisting equipment and systems on lighting houses, water pumping equipment and systems of propeller generators and systems of spare current.