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2 September 2021
Cyprus And Israel Ministers Of Energy Discuss Next Steps In Common Projects
Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry of the Republic of Cyprus, Natasa Pilides, and the Minister of Energy of the State of Israel, Karine Elharrar, reaffirmed the two countries’ excellent bilateral relations, especially in the field of energy in a virtual meeting held Wednesday.
1 september 2021
Morocco wants to transform its biomass into energy
The Ministry of Energy, Mines and the Environment announced the development of the roadmap for the Valorization of Energy from Biomass (VEB), aimed at the sustainable use of biomass as a renewable source and climate-friendly energy.
29 August 2021
Energy Minister: All Algerian natural gas supplies from Algeria to Spain to go via “Medgaz” pipeline
ALGIERS- Minister of Energy and Mines Mohamed Arkab affirmed, Thursday, that all Algerian natural gas supplies to Spain will be done via the Medgaz pipeline, according to a statement by the ministry.
23 August 2021
Morocco: Wind Energy Towards Sustainable Development
Rabat - A recent study published by Moroccan researchers suggests that by developing its offshore wind energy production capabilities, Morocco is in a good position to achieve its 52% renewable energy goal by 2030.
22 August 2021
Tech-enabled streetlights to power energy efficiency in Egypt
The move is aimed at boosting energy efficiency and road safety in Egypt while dialling down public expenditure on street lights.
18 August 2021
Energy cooperation: Energy Minister receives Ambassador of Greece
ALGIERS- The Minister of Energy and Mines, Mohamed Arkab, received, on Wednesday, the Greek Ambassador to Algeria, Niki Ekaterini Kotrako, to discuss ways to strengthen and expand cooperation between the two countries in the field of energy.
21 July 2021
“Leveraging our downstream capabilities and working alongside Albania to explore expanding their access to reliable energy, we are able to take an integral step towards energy security for the country,” said Steven Kobos, president and CEO of Excelerate.
17 July 2021
Egypt, Norwegian company mull cooperation in desalination, renewable energy
Minister of International Cooperation Rania Al-Mashat met Saturday with Executive Vice President of Project Development and Project Finance of Norwegian Scatec Solar Terje Pilskog.
15 July 2021
EU unveils plan to increase renewables share in energy mix to 40% by 2030
The European Union must increase the amount of renewable energy it uses and cut energy consumption by 2030 under proposals the bloc’s executive Commission published on Wednesday (14 July) to help meet a more ambitious goal for reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
14 July 2021
Sungrow FPV Technology Boosts Renewable Energy Projects in Israel
HEFEI, China, July 14, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- With the completion of Israel's Kfar Ruppin 7.1MW floating power station, Sungrow FPV has provided the floating PV systems for more than 40 of Israel's floating power stations, with a total installed capacity of nearly 150MW, making the floating PV system provider the market leader in Israel.
14 July 2021
EU unveils plan to cut emissions 55% by 2030, wave fossil fuels goodbye
The European Commission tabled a root-and-branch review of the EU’s energy and climate laws on Wednesday (14 July), aiming to cut carbon emissions by 55% before the end of the decade and initiate a decisive break away from fossil fuels.
13July 2021
Turkey: Two-Minute Recap Of Recent Developments In Turkish Energy Law – June 2021
July 2021 – In June 2021 there were few significant regulative changes after months of extensive regulative action. June was nevertheless eventful; two electricity markets became operational and long-awaited wind-power tenders were announced by the Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources ("MENR").
9 July 2021
LNG terminal put Croatia on the energy map of Europe
The LNG terminal on the northern Adriatic island of Krk has put Croatia on the energy map of Europe and the world, Prime Minister Andrej Plenkovic told reporters in Sofia on Friday where he was attending a summit of the Three Seas Initiative.
7 July 2021
CNA - Cyprus Minister of Energy presents strategy for green transition, aiming at zero emission economy by 2050
CNA-Nicosia-Cyprus’ Minister of Energy, Trade and Industry Natasa Pilides, presented Friday the strategy of the Ministry for a rapid transition to a green economy, aiming to reach an economy of low to zero emissions by 2050.
6 July 2021
Morocco and EU host launch ceremony ahead of a landmark green energy partnership
With the European Union fully invested in promoting the transition towards clean energy and countering global warming, the EU and the Kingdom of Morocco held on June 29 a launch ceremony for the so-called ‘Green Partnership’ that will see the two sides work together to meet commitments set by the Paris Climate Agreement to cut greenhouse gas emissions, protect the environment and promote the green economy.
22 june 2021
Egypt ranks 20th on Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index 2021
ArabFinance: Egypt has advanced from 26th place, in 2020, to the 20th among the world’s top 40 markets in the Renewable Energy Country Attractiveness Index (RECAI) for 2021, according to a recent report.
22 june 2021
Egypt’s Electricity and Green Growth Support Program works to reform the nation’s power sector, leading to immense volumes of private investment in the country's renewable energy projects.
18 june 2021
IRENA, Morocco sign strategic partnership to boost renewables energy transition
The International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA) and the Ministry of Energy, Mines and Environment (MEME) of Morocco have agreed to strengthen collaboration to advance knowledge in renewable energy and to accelerate the energy transition
16 june 2021
Germany's KfW to lend Albania 100 mln euro to back reform in energy sector
TIRANA (Albania), June 16 (SeeNews) – Albania’s economy ministry said it signed a 100 million euro ($121.2 million) loan agreement with Germany's state-owned government development bank (KfW) to support a reform in the energy sector.
15 June 2021
Jordan chairs 3rd Union for Mediterranean Ministerial Meeting on Energy
AMMAN — Jordan, in partnership with the EU, on Monday chaired the third Union for the Mediterranean Ministerial Meeting on Energy, which was virtually held in Lisbon, and discussed means to enhance cooperation in natural gas, electricity, renewable energy and energy rationalisation.
14 june 2021
Egypt, France sign transport, housing, energy agreements
Projects offering development financing of around 1.7 billion euros ($2.06 billion) were agreed with 776 million euros coming from the French government and 990 million euros from the French Development Agency
14 june 2021
Massive solar power plant turns Turkey into energy tech developer
The Turkish public has witnessed the completion of the first phase of the country's biggest solar plant, built by Kalyon Holding, and the photovoltaic panels produced at the company's factory were used in its establishment, according to Kalyon Holding Chairperson Cemal Kalyoncu.
14 june 2021
Cellcom launches energy unit, kicking off Israel's electricity revolution
Israel’s electricity reform is underway, with cellular company Cellcom being the first to get into the private energy business. It has entered the field of supplying electricity to private and business customers through Cellcom Energy, its joint venture with Meshek Energy, Cellcom said Monday in a press release.
11 june 2021
New report explores hydrogen’s drivers and barriers in the Mediterranean
The Elcano Royal Institute has released a new report that highlights hydrogen’s geo-economic and geopolitical drivers and barriers in the Mediterranean. The policy paper aims to offer a preliminary assessment of the geo-economic and geological drivers and barriers for the development of a hydrogen market that integrates both European and Mediterranean neighbours’ renewable resources.
10 June 2021
The Region of Murcia has Spain's first totally clean energy refrigerated trailer
The Region of Murcia has the first diesel-free refrigerated trailer in Spain, after the Disfrimur company recently incorporated this vehicle into its fleet. The vehicle, which is used to transport goods, has a tractor unit powered by liquefied natural gas (LNG) and a piece of electrical cold equipment.
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