Renewable agency MASEN picks consortium for ~US$2.3bn project combining PV, storage and CSP in bid to benefit from ‘spectacular’ PV cost declines.
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.
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'.
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.
Major PV inverter manufacturer Sungrow Power Supply Co is targeting the MENA region with its latest 3.125MW 1500VDC Turnkey Station as well as its SG125HV, the world's most powerful 1500VDC string inverter after showcasing them at the World Future Energy Summit being held at the Abu Dhabi this week.
Chinese solar manufacturer Hareon Solar has approved a joint venture that could see it working upstream and downstream in Morocco.
UAE-based, Enviromena Power Systems, a clean energy developer based in Abu Dhabi, has been bought by UK-based, Arjun Infrastructure Partners (AIP).
Utility-scale solar projects totalling 750MW could receive support from the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development.
Egypt’s solar market took a big step forward with the signing of 400MW of PPAs by Scatec Solar and its partners.
Algeria plans to invite bids for 4GW of solar, according to a statement by energy minister Noureddine Boutarfa last week.
German solar developer Conergy is extending its presence in the Middle East and North Africa.