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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.
wind energy

Lekela reaches financial close for its West Bakr Wind project

Renewable power generation company, Lekela, announced that it has reached financial close on its first wind project in Egypt, West Bakr Wind.
innovative solar subsidy

Egyptian company to build solar PV plants in select African countries

Egypt's Arab Industrialization Organization plans to build solar power plants in seven African countries with capacities ranging from 2 to 4MW.
Ntuli

IFC, MIGA ink deal for 252MW wind farm in Egypt

IFC and MIGA, members of the World Bank Group, signed an agreement to support the development of a 252MW wind farm by Lekela in Egypt’s Red Sea governorate.
funding

MENA region requires $5.47bn to transform its economies

The World Bank responded to strong demand from the MENA region during the financial year that ended on 30 June 2019, with $5.47 billion in new commitments.

Second phase kicks off for Morocco’s Midelt solar project

Prequalification has begun for the second phase of the giant Midelt solar project in Morocco, according to African Energy Live Data.

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