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A memorandum of understanding has been signed to address the issue of electricity generation

The electricity generation problem in #Yemen requires smart and flexible infrastructure to face the challenges and uncertainty in the country's future.
مذكرة تفاهم للمساهمة في حل مشكلة توليد الكهرباء في اليمن
A memorandum of understanding to contribute to solving the problem of electricity generation in Yemen

The South Korean Daewoo Engineering Company agreed to build a liquefied natural gas receiving facility in Yemen with the Yemeni Ministry of Electricity and Energy. The South Korean company will construct an LNG import terminal and a pipeline to feed gas to the Little Aden Power Station under the terms of the agreement of understanding.

The two sides also committed to collaborate on future energy infrastructure projects, such as the development of a 450-megawatt power plant. With the rising cost of producing electricity in diesel-powered power plants, Yemen, according to the company, will need a terminal for importing liquefied natural gas and a gas-fired power plant.

It is worth noting that the French company Total Energy previously stated that Yemen already has a liquefied natural gas export plant in Balhaf with a capacity of approximately 6.7 million tons per year, but the facility has been closed since 2015 due to the national and local security and political situations. Although the situation in Yemen is uncertain, the current memorandum of agreement between Yemen and the South Korean corporation may create a foundation for future swift growth in the project.

Yemen's energy-generating problem impacts large segments of the population, as well as the industrial and commercial sectors, and has a negative impact on the country's economic progress. Yemen's electricity and water shortages exacerbate instability and human rights violations. It is worth noting that Yemen remains significantly reliant on international help to generate electricity.

It is worth noting that Jordan, Yemen, and the Sultanate of Oman are the three largest Middle Eastern countries in terms of the potential solar energy potential that can be realized through investment. Due to the consequences of the conflict on the cost and availability of fuel used in generating electrical energy and pumping water, whether for civil or agricultural use, solar energy is very popular and prevalent in Yemen. People's reliance on government-generated energy, on the other hand, remains critical.

In general, the most notable solutions to electricity generation difficulties in conflict countries concentrate on the adoption of sustainable and adaptable energy systems. One viable solution is to use renewable energy sources like solar electricity. Furthermore, smart microgrid technologies should be integrated into existing infrastructure networks; these advanced systems improve grid resilience by automatically shifting power in the case of conflict-related damage or sabotage. Furthermore, using decentralized energy production methods, such as tiny power plants, allows communities to generate their own electricity locally, reducing reliance on central systems, which are subject to disruption during conflicts.

It is worth noting that international finance and cooperation aimed at developing the requisite technical capacities inside these countries is critical in meeting the problems of generating electricity in volatile environments.


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