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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.

Second Kenyan site reaches financial close

Second Kenyan site reaches financial close

Just like London buses, after waiting ages for one, two come along. Private investment firm Actis has completed financing on the 100MW Kipeto project in Kenya, for what will be the second wind site in the country.

A 'legacy for future generations' begins construction

A 'legacy for future generations' begins construction

Developer Lekela has broken ground on Senegal's first utility-scale wind farm, the 158.7MW Taiba N'Diaye project.

Tunisia pre-qualifies twelve for 300MW offering

Tunisia pre-qualifies twelve for 300MW offering

TUNISIA: Twelve companies and consortiums have been pre-qualified for two development zones totalling 300MW under a build, own and operate framework (BOO).

Vestas wins EPC order in Jordan

Vestas wins EPC order in Jordan

JORDAN: Vestas has been awarded an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) deal from South Korean developers to build a 51.75MW site in west Jordan.

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