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LEBANON: The state-owned utility EDL has signed power purchase agreements (PPA) for three projects totalling 202MW.
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).
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.
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.
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.
EGYPT: Siemens Gamesa will install 125 turbines at the country's first privately backed large-scale wind farm.