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World Trade Organisation addresses environmental issues

World Bank funds Egypt’s initiatives to reduce climate pollution

The World Bank has approved a $200 million project to support Egypt’s initiatives to reduce air and climate pollution from critical sectors.
Morocco decentralised energy

Morocco: 5-point plan to mobilise a decentralised energy transition

In Morocco, people participating in decision-making on decentralised energy has not been applied throughout the country but this can change.
GE Renewable Energy has been selected to supply equipment for the 87MW Taza wind farm in Morocco.

Turbine supplier selected for 87MW Taza wind farm in Morocco

GE Renewable Energy has been selected by EDF RE and Mitsui & Co to supply equipment for the 87MW Taza onshore wind farm in Morocco.
planting trees

How planting trees can reduce poverty and slow climate change

In combat of global warming effects, governments are embracing reforestation initiatives where a simple initiative is planting trees such as in Morocco.
Standard Bank partnership closes sustainability-linked loan

Green funding to address climate resilience in Sudan

The Green Climate Fund has approved $25.6million to fund a climate resilience project in Sudan, designed to promote agriculture, health and food and water security.
egypt solar tender

Egypt scraps solar tender while manufacturer launches PV assembly line

In Egypt, EETC cancels its 200MW tender to establish a solar power plant in the West Nile area while a manufacturer installs a PV module production line.
Water supply

Siemens partnership to provide safe drinking water in Sudan

Siemens has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with a social enterprise company, HELIOZ, to provide safe drinking water to marginalised residents of Khartoum, the capital of Sudan.

Egypt to create the Middle East’s first-ever smart grid

State-owned Egyptian Electricity Holding Company (EEHC) will transform its electricity grid into a smart grid with the help of Schneider Electric.

Tensions rise as Grand Ethiopian Renaissance reservoir fills

Ethiopia denies reports of the GERD reservoir being filled even though satellite images show a steady increase in the amount of water being held back by the new mega-dam.
Egypt renewables

How Egypt banks on renewables to meet likely energy demand surge

Egypt wants to use renewables to meet a soaring energy demand. This could turn the North African country into an energy pioneer but are its plans realistic?

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