As the German Aerospace Center helps Algeria construct its first integrated solar combined cycle plant, it is also looking into building a solar power research and test center in Morocco for the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy.
AEG Power Solutions expanded its product portfolio with an 880 kVA central solar inverter, the Protect PV.800, offering high-end output solar equipment with integrated grid stabilizing features. Read more
Despite the questions from certain quarters on government’s ability to effectively deliver on its Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer’s Procurement Program, a number of renewable energy projects achieved financial close last week, opening the door for the building phase of projects to begin. Read more
Algeria’s Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Program is gearing up to provide 22 GW of power generating capacity via renewable energy sources by 2030, and the country’s energy and mining minister Youcef Yousfi highlighted the government’s continuous efforts to help the plan meet fruition. Read more
South Africa will purchase 1,043 MW of renewable energy from IPPs in the second stage of its renewable energy independent power producer program as the government and state-owned power utility Eskom signed agreements on May 9. Read more