The Masdar company from the United Arab Emirates and Hidroelectrica will collaborate for the production of renewable energy, discussions have already started at the technical level, and those from Taqa are interested in the development of energy transport infrastructure projects, he wrote on his Facebook page on Friday, the Minister of Energy, Virgil Popescu.
“During the working visit to the United Arab Emirates, where the 13th session of the Assembly of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) is taking place, today I had a bilateral meeting with the Minister of Energy and Infrastructure HE Suhail Mohamed Al Mazrouei. We discussed joint actions in the field of energy, common points of interest being the operationalization of new natural gas transport routes from the Gulf area, LNG, renewable energy production, the development of safe and sustainable energy technologies, to increase energy efficiency and the use of hydrogen in the energy mix. At the same time, we discussed the investment plans of the Emirati companies that they will make in our country. For example, the Masdar company in partnership with Hidroelectrica will collaborate for the production of renewable energy, discussions having already been started at the technical level. Also , those from the TAQA company are interested in the development of infrastructure projects energy transport structure,” the official said, according to Agerpres.
According to the cited source, strengthening bilateral relations between Romania and the United Arab Emirates, especially in the field of energy, is a priority for both relevant ministries of the two countries.