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Lebanese private-sector projects sign PPAs

Lebanese private-sector projects sign PPAs

LEBANON: The state-owned utility EDL has signed power purchase agreements (PPA) for three projects totalling 202MW.

Eskom allowed to sign delayed PPAs

Eskom allowed to sign delayed PPAs

SOUTH AFRICA: Minister of public enterprises Lynne Brown has paved the way for state utility Eskom to sign 27 long-delayed power purchase agreements (PPAs).

SGRE's Egyptian 2GW on hold

SGRE's Egyptian 2GW on hold

EGYPT: Plans by Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE) to develop and supply up to 2GW of wind power projects in Egypt have reached a stumbling block over the tariff, the country's New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) has confirmed.

SAWEA 'awaits final step' in long-running PPA dispute

SAWEA 'awaits final step' in long-running PPA dispute

SOUTH AFRICA: The country's wind industry association anticipates 26 outstanding power purchase agreements (PPAs) will finally be signed in the first quarter of 2018.

Masdar and Cepsa in renewables memorandum

Masdar and Cepsa in renewables memorandum

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES: Oil and gas company Cepsa and renewable investment firm Masdar will explore the possibility of developing renewable energy projects together, the two companies announced.

Siemens Gamesa wins 262.5MW order in Egypt

Siemens Gamesa wins 262.5MW order in Egypt

EGYPT: Siemens Gamesa will install 125 turbines at the country's first privately backed large-scale wind farm.

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