According to reports, India has offered to provide assistance for developing renewable energy resources in Sudan. The talks between the two countries focused on the areas of possible cooperation especially in the development of wind energy, solar energy, biomass and small hydro resources. It was also agreed that Ministry of New & Renewable Energy would provide support for resource assessment and training in the areas of wind and solar energy through its technical institutions viz. Centre for Wind Energy Technology, Chennai and the National Institute of Solar Energy, Gurgaon.
Indian Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA), the Indian green energy financial institution would provide knowledge and technical appraisal assistance in developing renewable energy projects on commercial basis. A team comprising officials from Ministry of New & Renewable Energy, IREDA, CWET and NISE would soon visit Sudan to discuss a framework for further cooperation between the two countries.