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Wind farms have only been developed in a handful of African countries to date (pic credit: Lekela)

Chad’s first large-scale wind farm ‘could deliver first power in 2025’

UK developer signs deal with government for 500MW of renewables – including Chad's first large-scale wind farm

Octopus and Xlinks plan to build 3.5GW of solar PV capacity and 7GW of wind power capacity in the Moroccan desert (pic credit: franckreporter/Getty Images)

Octopus backs plans for 10GW Morocco-UK renewables

Octopus Energy and Xlinks plan to deliver power from massive wind and solar project in Morocco to the UK via 3,800km subsea cables

Wind farms have only been developed in a handful of African countries to date (pic credit: Lekela)

Niger’s first wind farm ‘could produce first power by 2025’

UK developer signs government agreement for 250MW wind farm in landlocked country in west Africa

Total Eren and Chariot Limited's planned wind-solar project would power First Quantum's copper and gold mine in Kansanshi, Zambia

Total Eren and EDF wind to power African mining

Energy majors announce plans to use wind and solar to power mining operations in Zambia and South Africa

Lekela’s 158.7MW Parc Eolien Taiba N’Diaye onshore wind farm consists of 46 of Vestas’s V126-3.45MW turbines

Lekela mulls 100MW extension to Senegal’s first wind farm

Developer receives funds to assess the feasibility of expanding its 158.7MW onshore wind farm in Senegal

Mainstream Renewable Power was selected for more than half of the capacity chosen in the tender

South Africa selects 1.6GW wind in latest tender

Wind accounts for majority of capacity selected in South African renewables auction, but is beaten on price by solar PV