north africa

June 29, 2022
Arab-speaking countries in the MENA region have planned to increase utility-scale solar capacity by 49.5 GW by 2030, according to Global Energy Monitor.
January 11, 2022
Algeria has launched a tender process to support the deployment of solar PV projects in the country with a total capacity of 1GW.
May 4, 2021
German developer and EPC contractor juwi has secured a deal to design, supply and build a solar-storage hybrid project at an off-grid gold mine in Egypt.
September 7, 2020
Transporting green hydrogen produced using solar PV in North Africa could be up to 15% cheaper than producing it domestically in Italy, a new study compiled by think tank The European House – Ambrosetti and natural gas giant Snam has found.
January 17, 2020
Consortium bags contract for Gafsa PV plant after submitting a bid of US$0.0272/kWh, for 500MW solar tender meant to kickstart still-dormant clean energy market.
November 26, 2019
EDF Renewables invests to acquire undisclosed share in local firm managing 170MW portfolio of solar projects in operations, under construction and advanced development.
May 23, 2019
Renewable agency MASEN picks consortium for ~US$2.3bn project combining PV, storage and CSP in bid to benefit from ‘spectacular’ PV cost declines.
May 3, 2019
Eni has started building a 10MW project in Tataouine, in the south of Tunisia, having started work on another 5MW plant in the same region in March.
April 2, 2019
Tunisia’s Ministry of Energy, Mines and Renewable Energies has awarded at least 60MW of solar PV projects in the second round of its 'authorisation regime'.
June 12, 2018
The World Bank will provide US$125 million in additional financing for the Noor-Midelt 1 and II plants, which include a combination of concentrated solar power (CSP) and PV.

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