North Africa

  • Algeria to Resuscitate Large-Scale Solar Plans May 10, 2018 The Algerian government is looking at resuscitating its large-scale solar plans by restarting the 4 GW solar tender which was first announced in March 2017. This was recently revealed by Mouloud Bakli who is the president of Algerian solar energy association, Club Energia, and managing director of Tell Group.
  • Morocco to Build Two Hydropower Plants February 15, 2018 Voltalia, an international player in the renewable energy sector announced on 15 February 2018 that it has obtained permits for two hydropower plants of 9.8 MW and 7.2 MW in Morocco.
  • African Development Bank Leads the Way in Renewable Energy December 12, 2017 The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved US$324 million in loan support to two renewable energy projects in Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire that are expected to significantly increase power supplies and keep economic growth on track.
  • Green Climate Fund Approves Eleven Projects October 25, 2017 The Green Climate Fund (GCF) concluded its last Board meeting of 2017 by approving eleven new projects and programmes valued at USD392.86 million to assist developing countries respond to climate change.
  • AfDB Approves US55m Loan for Three Solar PV Projects in Egypt September 30, 2017 The Board of Directors of the African Development Bank (AfDB) Group recently approved three senior loans for a total amount of USD55 million to finance three solar PV Projects under the second round of the Feed-in-Tariff (FiT) Program in Egypt.