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South Sudan

South Sudan to inject 100MW into the grid by March

The Ministry of Energy and Dams in South Sudan is working with Ezra Power on a thermal and solar power plant that will add 100MW to the grid.
EBRD

EBRD reinforces renewable drive via stake in Egypt’s Infinity Energy

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is investing $60 million to become a shareholder in an Egyptian private energy company,...
Distributed energy. Solar power

Tunisia: 20-year PPA secured for 100MW of solar PV

Following an international tender, the Ministry of Industry in Tunisia confirmed that a consortium was awarded a 100MW solar power project in Kairouan.
IRENA/ADFD Project Facility

AMEA Power bags 25-year PPA for wind and solar projects in...

AMEA Power has signed PPA with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company for a 200MW solar PV project and a 500MW wind power project in Egypt.
North Africa

Winds of change seen across ECOWAS and North Africa

West and North Africa, hydropower has been the longest-standing energy resource followed by solar; however wind is catching up.
sustainability

Enel Foundation organises energy policy roundtable in Morocco

Enel Foundation and the Harvard Environmental Economics Programme organised a round-table in Marrakech to discuss energy policy for future energy demand.
Mali

Egypt: PPA signed for a 200MW Kom Ombo PV plant

ACWA Power has signed a PPA with the government of Egypt to develop, finance, construct and operate a 200MW Kom Ombo PV plant.

ENGIE Africa completes construction of 262.5MW wind farm in Egypt

ENGIE Africa has announced that construction and commissioning of the 262.5MW Ras Ghareb wind farm in Egypt is complete 45 days ahead of schedule.
hydropower

Egypt and Ethiopia ‘deadlocked’ in Nile dam talks

Talks between Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia over the operation of a hydropower dam that Ethiopia is constructing on the Nile, have reached a deadlock.
cooking gas

Morocco investigates the potential of sustainable clean cooking

Experts recently gathered in Rabat for a workshop on Sustainable Clean Cooking – The outlook for electric cooking in Morocco.

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