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Big month for wind power in Middle East and Africa

Big month for wind power in Middle East and Africa

Windpower Intelligence identified nearly 300MW of newly operational capacity in the Middle East and Africa last month

Rio Tinto to get power from Madagascar’s first wind project

Rio Tinto to get power from Madagascar’s first wind project

Mining giant and government joint venture agrees to purchase power from solar, wind and battery storage project

Kenya’s 100MW Kipeto wind farm fully commissioned

Kenya’s 100MW Kipeto wind farm fully commissioned

Second largest project in the country is delivering full power to the grid and will power a quarter of a million households

CWP plans 30GW wind and solar power-to-x in Mauritania

CWP plans 30GW wind and solar power-to-x in Mauritania

North African country’s government pledges to accelerate $40 billion project’s permitting and development

Oman plans 25GW renewables-backed green fuels project

Oman plans 25GW renewables-backed green fuels project

Developers plan to use 25GW of solar and wind capacity to produce millions of tonnes of green hydrogen and green ammonia a year

Lekela plans battery storage at wind farm in Senegal

Lekela plans battery storage at wind farm in Senegal

DNV contracted to assess feasibility of 40MW battery energy storage system at West Africa's first utility-scale wind farm