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AFRICA: Chris Antonopoulos, CEO of renewable energy developer and investor, Lekela Power, believes investors should play a more hands-on role in local communities around renewable energy projects.
TANZANIA: Australian developer Windlab has received environmental approval for what could be the country's first wind farm.
SOUTH AFRICA: Developer Mainstream Renewable Power has reached the financial close on two wind projects in South Africa totaling 250MW, as the nation's wind industry begins its recovery.
SOUTH AFRICA: The country plans to auction about 1.8GW of renewable energy projects later this year, energy ministry Jeff Radebe has announced.
KENYA: Nearly a year after Africa's largest wind farm was due to start transmitting power to Kenya's grid, the 310MW Lake Turkana project remains unconnected.
LEBANON: The ministry of energy and water has received 42 expressions of interest (EOIs) to develop up to 300MW of wind power.