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6 May 2020
COVID19 and EU’s Green Deal: Has the Time Come for Mediterranean Clean Energy?
It has long been understood that the Southern Mediterranean has extremely abundant cheap solar energy resources and plentiful desert land to build it on. With those resources it could supply much of Europe’s green energy demand more cheaply than if Europe relies only on itself.
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24 April 2020
Energy company confirms it has proposed installation of an FRSU in Cyprus
Norwegian company Hoegh LNG has confirmed that it has submitted a proposal for the installation of a Floating Storage Regasification Unit (FRSU) in Cyprus.
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23 April 2020
Eco Wave Power to Construct up to 20MW Wave Energy Power Station in Portugal
Onshore marine energy developer, Eco Wave Power , entered an official Concession Agreement with APDL (A Administração dos Portos do Douro, Leixões e Viana do Castelo) regarding the usage of an area potentially suitable for the construction, operation and maintenance of a wave energy power plant of up to 20MW in four locations owned and operated by APDL.
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23 April 2020
Jordan- Energy ministry re-opens all petrol stations across Kingdom
All petrol stations across the Kingdom are allowed to operate, Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Hala Zawati announced Thursday, as part of the government's measures aimed at gradually return to economic activity.
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23 April 2020
Sound Energy may delay Morocco micro-LNG plans
Sound Energy said Thursday it could delay a project aimed at developing a small-scale liquefied natural gas facility in Morocco due to the uncertainty created by the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic.
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22 April 2020
Egypt: SDX Energy Discovers New Natural Gas Well at the South Disouq
SDX Energy, a North Africa-focused, exploration and production company, has announced a new gas discovery at the South Disouq project in Egypt, with the SD-12X (Sobhi) well encountering 108 feet of net high-quality gas-bearing sands.
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20 Apri 2020
Turkey: Announcement Of Energy Market Regulatory Authority ("EMRA") On Extension Of Terms Relating To Pre-License And Licenses, And Unlicensed Projects Connection Agreements
Within the scope of the measures taken due to the Corona virus (Covid-19) pandemic, the remote and flexible working model has been adopted for public personnel with the Presidential Circular No. 2020/4, published in the Official Gazette no 31076, dated 22/03/2020.
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3 April 2020
Spain submits ambitious National Energy and Climate Plan
The Spanish government has submitted its 2030 National Energy and Climate Plan (NECP), raising the country’s ambitions on greenhouse gas emission reduction to 23% compared to 1990 level. Spain is a powerhouse for renewable energy deployment with 25,7 gigawatts (GW) of total installed wind capacity. In 2019 Spain was Europe’s leading market for onshore wind.
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31 March 2020
Jordan- Local fuel prices tangibly down during April, says energy minister
(MENAFN - Jordan News Agency) Amman, March 31 (Petra) - The government's fuel pricing committee on Tuesday decided to lower the prices of fuel derivatives for April, announced the Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources, Hala Zawati, at a press briefing at the National Center for Security and Crisis Management on Tuesday.
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31 March 2020
Turkey's Energy Exchange Hits Record In Spot Gas Trade
Turkey's Energy Exchange Istanbul (EXIST) trade volume in spot natural gas market hit Monday a record high for 2020, EXIST data showed on Tuesday.
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30 March 2020
Portugal's solar energy auction postponed due to coronavirus
LISBON, March 30 (Reuters) - Portugal has postponed its second solar energy licensing auction due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic, but still hopes to launch it by June if the spread of the outbreak starts to slow, the environment ministry said on Monday.
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29 March 2020
Coronavirus causes fuel prices to drop in Israel, Energy Ministry says
Prices of fuel will be slashed in April to their lowest level since January 2009, the Energy Ministry said on Sunday.
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27 March 2020
Egypt: Cheaper energy for industry
The government adopted a package of measures last week to support local industry and deal with the economic consequences of the Covid-19 outbreak.
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24 March 2020
Italy's energy giant Eni to review Middle East projects due to coronavirus
Italian energy company Eni said on Tuesday that it is reviewing its energy projects in the Middle East because of the coronavirus outbreak and current oil market conditions.
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24 March 2020
Sound Energy gets Morocco gas facilities approval
Sound Energy, the Moroccan focused upstream gas company, said Moroccan authorities have given an approval for a gas treatment and compression complex, including liquefaction facilities.
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23 March 2020
Energy communities are now allowed in France
A footnote in France’s energy legislation had been holding back the development of collective self-consumption in the country, limiting such projects to ‘experimental’ status with terms of no more than five years. The removal of this footnote at the beginning of March means that energy communities for self-consumption are now permitted across the country.
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23 March 2020
Total to Build Largest Battery-based Energy Storage Project in France
The development of renewable energy that is intermittent and decentralized requires the security of the electricity grid through flexible electricity storage capacities, especially in the form of batteries.
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23 March 2020
Egypt raises renewables share in energy mix by 3.3%
Cairo – Mubasher: Power generation in Egypt from new and renewable sources has reached 2,871 megawatts per hour (MWh) in 2017/2018, up by 3.3% from 2,780 MWh during 2016/2017.
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23 March 2020
Egypt invests $7.8bln in energy projects during H1-19/20
Cairo – Egypt has completed a total of 156 projects in the oil, electricity, and renewable energy sectors with total investments of EGP 28.7 billion during the first half (H1) of the fiscal year (FY) 2019/2020.
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23 March 2020
ABB Power Grids to enable major grid expansion in Egypt
Aiming to cope with rapid population growth and increased power demand, Egypt is trying to improve its grid reliability. For the strategic expansion of its Toshka 2 substation, manufacturing company El Sewedy Electric T&D contracted ABB to deliver high-voltage gas-insulated switchgear (GIS) and shunt reactors to ensure reliable power supply.
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20 March 2020
Algeria toughens its energy efficiency policy
The renewable energy issue is a national priority in Algeria. The APRUE is striving to do the same with energy efficiency, since the agency estimates the potential savings in the residential sector at 36% of its total energy consumption.
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20 March 2020
French energy group Total buys Global Power Wind France
PARIS (Reuters) - French energy group Total (TOTF.PA) has agreed to buy Global Wind Power France for an undisclosed sum, it said on Friday, as it steps up investment in the renewable energy sector.
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18 March 2020
Egypt on energy transition track
CAIRO – 18 March 2020: Egypt mainly depends, in all its energy-related activities, on three major sources: oil, natural gas and the hydroelectric power generated from the large dam projects over the Nile: the High Dam, Aswan I & Aswan II dams.
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17 March 2020
Egypt cuts dividend tax and energy prices to soften coronavirus impact
CAIRO, March 17 (Reuters) - Egypt is reducing energy prices for industrial users and cutting the tax on company dividends, it said on Tuesday, as part of measures to soften the economic impact of the coronavirus.
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13 March 2020
Wind energy becomes the first technology in Spain
Wind energy becomes the first installed power technology in the peninsula, ahead of the combined cycle that until now had been the leader.
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