Popular Democratic Republic of Algeria
Ministry of Higher Education & Scientific Research
EPST/ Renewable Energy Development Center
The Solar Equipment Development Unit UDES (Bou Ismail, Tipaza), affiliated to the CDER, received on Thursday, 15 June 2017, the visit of the Minister of Environment and Renewable Energies Mrs. Fatma Zohra Zerouati accompanied by Mr. Moussa Ghellai Wali of Tipasa, the President of the Popular Assembly of the wilaya of Tipasa, the Chief of the Daïra of Bou Ismail and the local civilian and military authorities of the wilaya.
The visit of UDES is part of the program of the first visit of the Minister of the Environment and Renewable Energies Fatma-Zohra Zerouati, in the wilaya of Tipasa. After inspecting the Kouali Anses, the urban park, and the wastewater treatment plant of the EPE Tonic Industries.
this visit confirms the commitment of the Minister of the Environment and Renewable Energies, Mrs .Fatma Zohra Zerouati, to the protection of the environment and the preservation of natural resources over the long term (Solar, wind, hydroelectric, biomass, etc.).
After a brief welcoming speech addressed by the Director of UDES, Mr Belkacem BOUZIDI, followed by a presentation given by the Director of CDER, Mr Noureddine YASSAA, on the EPST CDER and its various affiliated units , in which he emphasized on the various collaborations within the framework of the protection of the environment and the fight against pollution. a cooperation with local companies such as Tonic Industries and Miyah Tipasa to explore ways of integrating renewable energies into the treatment of seawater, brackish water and wastewater.
On this occasion, Ms. Zerouati visited some research projects carried out within the Unit, such as the smart solar house with low energy consumption, desalination of sea water and brackish water, the application of photovoltaic equipment and the production of refrigeration by solar thermal energy, a remote monitoring platform for photovoltaic power stations connected to the grid. Another interesting project is that of the products and agricultural waste drying . These products recovered at the time of the transformation of the agro-alimentary products are wet and perishable waste from the transformation chain of the fruits and vegetables.
The signature of the Golden Book closed the visit through which, the Minister of environment and renewable energies Mrs.Fatma- Zohra Zerouati encouraged the efforts carried out on the level of this Unit for its participation in environmental protection and sustainable development, the Minister congratulated the researchers for their efforts and works .