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A vision realised as Africa's biggest project comes online

A vision realised as Africa's biggest project comes online

KENYA: Changes of government, corruption scandals and legal challenges hindered development, but the 310MW Lake Turkana project in Kenya, Africa's largest, is now generating electricity

Will president's pledge unlock PPA jam?

Will president's pledge unlock PPA jam?

SOUTH AFRICA: Political turmoil and the state utility's heel-dragging on renewables development are stifling wind-power growth in one of the world's most promising markets. But the president's promise to force Eskom into action has raised hope of breaking the deadlock.

Grid upgrades will help stalled wind projects

Grid upgrades will help stalled wind projects

JORDAN: Work has started on reinforcing Jordan's transmission grid in order to integrate more renewable energy on to the network and improve the reliability of the power supply.

Iran eyes tenders for large-scale installations

Iran eyes tenders for large-scale installations

IRAN: Iran will introduce competitive tenders for large-scale wind projects in order to reduce costs, the government has announced.


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