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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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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.
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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.
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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.
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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.
Zambia

Siemens partnership to roll out humanitarian projects in Sudan

Siemens and Plan International Germany have signed a deal to collaborate on future humanitarian projects with initial emphasis on Sudan.

Morocco to erect tallest wind tower in Africa

In north Africa, Morocco is set to host the tallest wind tower at a hub height of 144 metres, using the Self-Erection System.
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Water supply measures in place for South Sudanese populace

In efforts to boost water supply, South Sudan will embark on rehabilitation works of about 50km of the Juba town distribution network and related works.

Chad: AfDB President pledges deeper cooperation for energy sector

The AfDB has pledged to deepen cooperation between his organisation and Chad, to help the central African nation meet critical development financing needs.

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