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25 November 2021
TotalEnergies implements its multi-energy strategy in Libya
During the Libya Energy & Economy Summit, the first economic conference to take place in Libya in 10 years, TotalEnergies signed with the Libyan authorities various agreements for the sustainable development of the country’s natural resources.
23 November 2021
Jordan - Regional initiative to promote smallscale renewable energy technologies in rural areas
(MENAFN- Jordan News Agency) Amman, Nov. 23 (Petra) -- Jordanian specialists from the ministries of energy and agriculture on Tuesday discussed, during a forum organized by the United Nations Economics and Social Commission for Western Asia (ESCWA), mechanisms to use small-scale renewable energy technologies for entrepreneurial development and gender mainstreaming in productive sectors in rural areas.
22 November 2021
'Turkey has already reached renewable energy targets for 2023'
Turkey's power capacity in renewable energy reached approximately 53,000 megawatts as of the end of October, the Energy and Natural Resources Minister Fatih Dönmez said Monday.
22 November 2021
Jordan, Israel Strike Water-For-Energy Deal Brokered By US—Here Are The Details
Jordan, the UAE, and Israel signed a US-brokered declaration of intent for a water-for-energy deal, WAM news agency reported Monday. Under the agreement, Jordan will provide solar power to Israel, which will in turn supply desalinated water.
19 November 2021
How Morocco went big on solar energy
Morocco has made a name for itself as a climate leader. Renewables make up almost two-fifths of its electricity capacity, some fossil fuel subsidies have been phased out and the country lays claim to some of the world's largest clean energy projects. The country has received much praise for its actions to decarbonise.
19 November 2021
Croatia to invest EUR 2.3 billion in energy renovation by 2030
Croatia intends to energy renovate 6.3 million square meters of multi-apartment buildings by 2030. The structures in the category consume 30 percent of energy in the entire housing sector, and the needed investment is estimated at EUR 2.3 billion.
16 November 2021
Jordan's electricity generated by renewable energy to reach 50% by 2030, says minister
(MENAFN- Jordan News Agency) Amman, Nov. 16 (Petra) -- Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Saleh Kharabsheh on Tuesday emphasized the importance of achieving the objectives set out in the 2030 comprehensive strategy, by reaching a 50 percent contribution of renewable energy in electricity generation.
16 November 2021
Egypt: Gas Export Revenues Support Investment in Clean Energy
Egypt’s Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Tarek El-Molla, said that Egypt's success in the field of exporting natural gas and achieving revenue growth strongly support it to invest in clean energy and achieve the transition into reducing emissions.
15 November 2021
Egypt, Eni discuss accelerating new energy projects
Chairman and CEO of Eni S.p.A. Claudio Descalzi said the Italian energy giant plans to accelerate new projects to increase production in Egypt. Descalzi met with Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources Tariq el Mulla Monday on the sidelines of the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Conference and Exhibition (ADIPEC 2021) in the UAE, the ministry said in a statement.
11 November 2021
Energy Minister : Great opportunities for energy, mines cooperation between Algeria and Turkey
ALGIERS- Minister of Energy and Mines Mohamed Arkba, stressed the importance of cooperation opportunities between Algeria and Turkey in the energy and mines sector, mainly in hydrocarbons and petrochemicals.
8 November 2021
APS - Energy cooperation: Algeria remains 'key partner' of Italy
APS-ALGIERS-Algeria, Italy's second-largest gas supplier, will remain a "key partner" in energy cooperation of this country which wants to boost and diversify the bilateral partnership, the Italian president, Sergio Mattarella, told national daily El Moudjahid in an interview published Saturday.
8 November 2021
MAP - L'ANRE participe à la 1ère édition de l'atelier de travail sur l’hydrogène organisé par MEDREG
Casablanca - 8 novembre 2021 - (MAP) - L’Autorité Nationale de Régulation de l’Électricité (ANRE), représentée par Mohamed Bernannou, membre de son Conseil, a participé mercredi, à la première édition de l’atelier de travail sur l’hydrogène organisé par l’Association des régulateurs méditerranéens de l’énergie (MEDREG) en collaboration avec le régulateur italien ARERA.
25 October 2021
Italy reaches 252 MW/405 MWh of distributed energy storage capacity
The country added 60MW/106 MWh in the first half of the year. Energy storage continues to grow with the region of Lombardy and Veneto being the two largest contributors.
24 October 2021
Egypt introduces green hydrogen in 2035 Energy Strategy
ArabFinance: Green hydrogen will be introduced in Egypt’s 2035 Energy Strategy, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy Mohamed Shaker announced in a recent statement.
22 October 2021
World Energy Day: 2021, make or break year for action on energy transition
This 2021 is the “make or break year for action on energy transition”, according to the United Nations. In this very year, COP26 is also expected to bring significant implications for the energy sector towards a sustainable energy future.
22 April 2020
Jordan was included in the list of top 40 attractive markets for investment in renewable energy over the world, according to Ernst & Young (EY).
22 October 2021
Can solar power solve Lebanon's energy crisis?
BEIRUT, Oct 22 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - With cuts to state-run electricity in Lebanon at an all-time high and expensive diesel for back-up generators in short supply, an increasing number of Lebanese citizens are turning to solar energy to keep the lights on.
20 October 2021
Electrical linkage with Egypt very important for Europe’s energy security: Greek PM
The electrical linkage agreement concluded between Egypt and Greece to establish an undersea cable, the first infrastructure of its kind in the Mediterranean, is critical to energy security in Europe, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said Wednesday.
20 October 2021
France to give citizens €100 payment to cope with rising energy prices
PARIS — The French government will give a €100 payment to citizens earning less than €2,000 per month after tax to help them deal with rising energy and fuel prices, the prime minister announced Thursday evening.
7 October 2021
Algeria offers Turkey partnership in energy, mining
Algeria’s Energy Ministry said the country is aiming to form new partnerships with Turkey in the energy and mining sectors under a new hydrocarbons law.
6 October 2021
Enel Green Power accelerate energy transition in Italy
Enel Green Power launches “Scelta Rinnovabile” (Renewable Choice), an online crowd funding initiative that allows all citizens to participate in the investment to build new renewable plants in Italy, in order to support the country’s energy transition to more sustainable energy sources, while also directly involving the local communities that host the plants.
6 October 2021
The only quick-fix to Europe’s energy price crisis is saving energy
Faced with rising energy prices, the only thing Europe can quickly do to prevent a potentially difficult winter is to actively promote energy conservation in both the residential and industrial sectors, write Simone Tagliapietra and Georg Zachmann.
4 October 2021
NNA - The 15th edition of OMC – Med Energy Conference kicked off yesterday morning in the presence of Tarek El Molla, Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources, Egypt, Mohamed Oun, Minister of Petroleum and Gas, Libya, Natasa Pilides, Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry, Cyprus, Kadri Simson, European Commissioner for Energy and the Mayor of Ravenna, Mr. Michele De Pascale along with a number of government and industry professionals.
4 October 2021
Tamar gas field discoverer: Israel’s security demands gas reserve for 40 years
Yossi Langotsky, who named field after his granddaughter, says Energy Ministry is making a mistake considering exports before securing Israel’s strategic reserves
1 October 2021
Europe's energy crisis: France to freeze natural gas and electricity prices
France will freeze natural gas and electricity prices amid surging energy costs in Europe, the prime minister has announced. "We will freeze, freeze. There will be no more increases to the gas price," Prime Minister Jean Castex told French broadcaster TF1 on Thursday night.
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