Aden — The 4th batch of Saudi oil derivatives grant provided via Saudi Development and Reconstruction Program for Yemen arrived at the port of Aden carrying 75,000 metric tons of diesel and 40,000 metric tons of fuel oil. So far, the Saudi grant has amounted to 302,000 metric tons since its start.
The grant meets the monthly needs of the power generators in Yemen. These grants are provided on the directives of the Saudi leadership to help the Yemeni people with the production of 764 megawatts of electricity and improving the economic and living conditions of the people of Yemen.
The Yemeni Ministry of Electricity and Energy is also facing challenges in the poor efficiency of power plants, poor maintenance of electrical networks, obsolete transmission and distribution networks, energy losses of 46% of the produced energy, and random connections to the supply network.
Additionally, a revenue that does not correspond to the operational costs of the General Electricity Corporation.