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Battle rages over wind-powered blockchain site

Battle rages over wind-powered blockchain site

The future of a 900MW wind project with the sole purpose of producing energy to power data- and cryptocurrency-mining centres in southern Morocco is in doubt due to a legal battle between the two main partners.

Saudi Arabia to 'lead Middle Eastern wind power'

Saudi Arabia to 'lead Middle Eastern wind power'

Saudi Arabia is due to become the Middle East's largest wind power market in the next decade, according to new analysis, with the desert kingdom accounting for nearly half of new additions in the region by 2028.

Eskom warned against contract renegotiations

Eskom warned against contract renegotiations

Debt-ravaged state utility Eskom is considering renegotiating contracts with companies successful in South Africa's first two renewable energy tenders, according to reports.

Lekela inks Egyptian power deal

Lekela inks Egyptian power deal

Renewable development joint venture Lekela has signed a power purchase agreement (PPA) with the Egyptian Electricity Transmission Company (EETC) for a 250MW project near Ras Ghareb in the Gulf of Suez region.

First Tunisia tender rewards European firms

First Tunisia tender rewards European firms

Four projects of 30MW each have been awarded under the first round of the 'authorisation regime', representing an investment of TND400 million (€115.2 million), the Tunisian government announced.

EDF-Masdar win 400MW Saudi Arabia project

EDF-Masdar win 400MW Saudi Arabia project

The 400MW Dumat Al Jandal project in Saudi Arabia will be built by a consortium of the French energy firm and the Middle Eastern developer after securing a $21.30/MWh offtake deal.

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