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AfDB injects loan of $116 million into Egypt’s electricity sector

The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) have approved an $116 million loan to fund the second phase of Egypt’s Electricity and Green Growth Support Program. This programme seeks to enhance the power sector’s financial sustainability, governance and operations.
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IRENA and Morocco collaborating to explore hydrogen economy

IRENA and the Moroccan Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment (MEME) have signed an agreement to actively pursue green hydrogen studies.
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Arrival of wind turbine in Sudan marks a significant milestone

The 63m-tall wind turbine marks the inaugural milestone towards the first commercial-scale wind energy plant in Sudan.
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Letter of Intent in support of just energy transition in Morocco...

RES4Africa Foundation and Cluster Solaire signed a Letter of Intent to deepen their collaboration in the promotion of renewable energy solutions in Morocco.
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Getting Tunisia ready to meet renewables targets by 2030

If Tunisia wants to meet their 30% electricity from renewables by 2030 target, they need new streams of capital to extend credit facilities to the industry, and capacity building among local banks to extend credit facilities to improve local investment conditions.
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Renewable energy feasibility in Ethiopia: Analysing financing options

Notes from the RES4Africa and BonelliErede recent discussion on project finance and mitigation tools with a focus on Ethiopia's renewable energy prospects.
Municipalities given the green light to procure power from IPPs

Algeria set to launch a call for tenders for renewable energy...

The government of Algeria is preparing to launch a call for tenders for independent power producers (IPPs). The aim of this call for expressions of interest is to select companies to produce 1,000MW of renewable energy.
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Egypt based company seeks energy analyst and consultant

Nexus Analytica requires an energy analyst and consultant to support their team in multiple projects. Deadline for applications: 31 May 2021.

Orange deploying solar solutions across Africa and Middle East

Innovative solar solutions are at the forefront of Orange’s initiative to avoid using generators that run on fossil fuels that emit CO2. This is in-line with their goal to reduce the company's carbon footprint to zero by 2040.
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RES4Africa’s survey analyses investment risk in renewable energy

RES4Africa Foundation released a new survey Assessing Investment Risk in Renewable Energy, the survey analyses investors’ views concerning risks and barriers in 7 North-African countries.

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