Mr. Chahar BOULAKHRAS
Chahar Boulakhras presently is a Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Board of Shariket Kahraba wa Takat Moutadjadida (SKTM), a subsidiary of state-owned Sonelgaz group. Graduated in engineering and management, he is also in charge of the implementation of the National Renewable Energy Program, the management of the production networks of the South and the Engineering.
Prior to creation of SKTM he was a general manager of Sonelgaz diesel pole of electricity production, member of the board of directors in several companies, shareholder in 14 companies, as well as regional distribution manager at Sonelgaz in Tamanrasset and Tizi Ouzou respectively.
Mr. Boulakhras contributed to energy development by participating in the realization and exploitation of the first renewable energy projects in Algeria since 2014, with 354 MWp in photovoltaic energy distributed over 21 PV stations and a 10 MW wind power plant as the first project of this scale, part of the National Renewable Energies program. He was also a member of: Intersectoral Commission for the Renewable Energies Program appointed by the Prime Minister September 2013; committee of experts in renewable energy and energy management in the framework of cooperation Algeria / European Union; Sonelgaz Group Coordinating Committee - Scientific Committee - Technical Committee - Investment Committee - Committee on Regulatory and Institutional Instruments - Information Systems and Management Committee - Steering Committee for Smart Grid-Business Review committee.