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Morocco's King signals renewables expansion

Morocco's King signals renewables expansion

MOROCCO: The country's renewable energy target should be revised upward, beyond the present goal of 52% of electricity to be sourced from non-fossil fuels by 2030, King Mohammed VI has announced.

Turkey launches 1GW onshore tender

Turkey launches 1GW onshore tender

TURKEY: The energy minister has called a tender for 1GW in new onshore wind capacity next March, but no announcement has been made following a 1.2GW offshore auction scheduled for last month.

Updated: Vestas to supply Enel in South Africa

Updated: Vestas to supply Enel in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA: Vestas will provide Enel Green Power with 111 turbines at three projects with a combined capacity of 442MW won in the country's fourth tender round.

First power at Lake Turkana

First power at Lake Turkana

KENYA: The long-delayed Lake Turkana wind farm has finally delivered first power to the grid, its developer has announced.

Nordex to supply 252MW in South Africa

Nordex to supply 252MW in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA: Nordex will install 80 turbines at two projects awarded capacity in round four of the country's renewable energy tender programme.

EBRD funds four new Turkish wind farms

EBRD funds four new Turkish wind farms

TURKEY: The renewables arm of Turkish conglomerate Akfen Holding has received funding for four wind farms and nine solar PV plants with a combined capacity of 327MW.

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