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Egypt: renewables could present cost savings of $900m annually, IRENA

Egypt has the potential to generate up to 53% of its electricity from renewable sources by 2030, according to a new report by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). The Egypt...

How solar power is changing lives in Africa

The unrivaled, life-changing power of solar energy: battling climate change and accelerating socio-economic development KIGALI / ROTTERDAM, 31 AUGUST 2018 - In June 2018, Bouake,...

Egypt: IRENA report assesses renewables potential

Egypt’s Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy and the New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) together with the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) will...
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Egypt awards O&M contract for its combined-cycle power plants

Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) has selected Siemens to operate and maintain the north African country’s largest combined-cycle power plants. Through this agreement, the German-based...
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Tunisia in partnership with IFC organise PPP forum

A number of projects that could be implemented using PPP were presented and discussed in special workshops during a high-level forum in Tunis, including...
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Private equity shines in Bright Africa 2018 report

Independent investment firm RisCura has released its latest report on investing in Africa, Bright Africa 2018, which highlights that Africa’s consumer and business spending...

Tunisia extends deadline for solar tender by two months

Tunisia’s Ministry of Mines and Energy has extended the deadline for project proposals for a 70MW solar tender by two months, from 15 August...
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IFC partners with Moroccan company to develop clean power projects

The International Finance Corporation (IFC) has forged a new partnership with Gaia Energy to create a joint platform for the development of wind power...

ADD Grup partners for smart meter production in Egypt

ADD GRUP together with UAE company HERMAS and Egyptian organisation Maasara Company for Engineering Industries have announced a smart meter production agreement in Egypt. As...

Morocco to see world’s first utility-scale blockchain infrastructure

New York-headquartered computing firm Soluna, is building wind-powered blockchain computing infrastructure in Morocco, to bring a clean and sustainable alternative to the current cryptocurrency...

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