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MIGA issues guarantees for projects at Benban Solar Park in Egypt

MIGA has issued guarantees to support the operation and maintenance of six additional solar power plants at the Benban Solar Park in Egypt.
wind energy project milestones

Wind energy project milestones celebrated in Senegal and Egypt

Renewable power generation company Lekela celebrated two major wind energy project milestones, which are designed to address sustainability.
MEE 2020

Lucy Electric is exhibiting at Middle East Energy

Meet with Lucy Electric at Middle East Energy exhibition Stand H2.D10, on 3-5 March 2020 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, UAE.
wind power capacity

Gauging wind power capacity in Africa and the Middle East

The latest data released by the Global Wind Energy Council shows Africa and the Middle East installed 894MW of wind power capacity in 2019.

Algeria seeks to resume its dominance in the gas market

With the appointment of Toufik Hakkar as the new head of state-owned energy firm Sonatrach, Algeria seeks to attract investors once again to its gas market.
US Treasury

Egypt, Ethiopia, and Sudan continue negotiations over hydro project

Egypt, Ethiopia and Sudan will finalise agreement about the operation of the Grand Ethiopian Renaissance Dam by the end of February 2020.

Loan to relieve funding constraints in the private sector in Egypt

An AfDB Senior Loan worth $22 million will help provide alternative financing through leases to address funding constraints in the private sector in Egypt.
Power wheeling

South Sudan to inject 100MW into the grid by March

The Ministry of Energy and Dams in South Sudan is working with Ezra Power on a thermal and solar power plant that will add 100MW to the grid.

EBRD reinforces renewable drive via stake in Egypt’s Infinity Energy

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is investing $60 million to become a shareholder in an Egyptian private energy company,...
Distributed energy. Solar power

Tunisia: 20-year PPA secured for 100MW of solar PV

Following an international tender, the Ministry of Industry in Tunisia confirmed that a consortium was awarded a 100MW solar power project in Kairouan.

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