The Tunisian Electricity and Gas Company (STEG) has recently signed an agreement with the French Independent Power Producer (IPP) Qair (formerly Quadran International) for the construction of Tunisia’s first floating solar photovoltaic power plant. The 200 kWp plant, to be built in the Berges du Lac district of Tunis, will be supported by the private […]
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The Egyptian government plans to install new solar power plants across the country with a cumulative capacity of 500 MW. They will be built by the China Gezhouba Group. With this, Egypt is moving closer to its overall goal of increasing the percentage of renewable energy in the country’s energy mix to 42% by 2035. […]
NEW YORK: Thirsty Middle Eastern and North African countries could tap into their solar-energy potential to cope with fresh water scarcity, according to resource experts. Water could be saved by switching to renewable solar energy from fossil fuel electricity generation that uses up water, said the World Resources Institute (WRI). The findings show moving to […]