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19 March 2024
Solar Energy Program Sees High Citizen Interest Across Jordan
An initiative to deploy solar panel systems for residential use, facilitated through banks and associations with 30 percent backing from the Renewable Energy Promotion Fund under the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources, has garnered significant attention from residents across all governorates of the Kingdom.
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18 March 2024
Morocco Bets on Nuclear Energy, Plans to Build Experimental Reactor
Morocco’s nuclear energy bet aims to reduce energy costs and adapt to climate change, reports La Razón.
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13 March 2024
Sun, Sand and Wind: Morocco’s Green Energy Ambitions Shift Gears
Rabat - The quest for clean energy solutions in Europe just got more interesting with Xlinks unveiling a surprising twist of its initial plans. In addition to its groundbreaking £16 billion project to export renewable energy from Morocco, the British company also explores the possibility of supplying both Germany and Britain.
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7 March 2024
After more than 30 years, Italy returns to focus on nuclear power for the energy transition
The Italian Chamber of Deputies will launch a major investigation into how nuclear energy can help Italy achieve its energy transition goals, a significant step as the country remains the only G7 nation without nuclear power plants, having closed the last plant more than 30 years ago.
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6 March 2024
How Spain’s Hydrogen Strategy is Reshaping Energy Landscape
Pedro Sánchez, the President of the Spanish Government, has reaffirmed Spain’s commitment to hydrogen as a strategic pillar of renewable energy, envisioning the nation as a leading hub in this burgeoning sector.
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6 March 2024
Cyprus energy regulator halts 2024 electricity price hikes
The Cyprus Energy Regulatory Authority (CERA) has announced that there will be no increase in the electricity tariffs set by the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) in 2024.
This decision came after consideration of a classified document submitted by the EAC to CERA, which was reviewed by CERA’s Senior Management, philenews reported.
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4 March 2024
Egypt launches solar energy platform to promote renewable energy adoption
Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy has launched the "Egypt Solar Energy Platform" with the aim of increasing the contribution of renewable energy, as per a statement by the ministry.
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4 March 2024
Greece Achieved Energy Independence Through TAP - FM
Greece has achieved energy independence through the Trans Adriatic Pipeline (TAP), the county's minister of foreign affairs George Gerapetritis said speaking at the Hellenic Parliament, Trend reports via Greek media.
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4 March 2024
In Italy 2.2 million families in energy poverty
In 2022, energy poverty in Italy among families among the middle classes increased while it decreased among those in the weakest groups: generally speaking, families in energy poverty stand at 2 million, equal to 7.7% of the total.
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22 February 2024
Egypt: Europe’s energy lifeline
Egypt is becoming Europe’s energy lifeline as a result of its major advantages as a global energy provider.
New realities are forming on the map of global geopolitics and energy cooperation, and Egypt’s new and increasing role is becoming more and more evident.
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25 January 2024
Underground hydrogen discovery in France raises hopes for clean energy
Hydrogen has long been seen as a wonder fuel that does not give off greenhouse gases when used, and which could help replace fossil fuels. But there is at least one major drawback to this idea because the production of hydrogen largely uses fossil fuels and so making clean hydrogen from the process of splitting water needs renewable sources of electricity. Lots of power is required and it is expensive.
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25 January 2024
Nigeria-Morocco Gas Pipeline Project Progress Tops Talks Between Morocco's Energy Minister and Nigerian Counterpart
Significant progress in implementing the strategic Nigeria-Morocco project, along with major initiatives launched in the energy and sustainable development sectors, formed the core of Wednesday's talks in Rabat between Moroccan Minister of Energy Transition and Sustainable Development Leila Benali and Nigerian Minister of State for Petroleum Resources Ekperikpe Ekpo, who is on a working visit to Morocco.
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24 January 2024
Energy Minister: Morocco Anticipates Investment Boom in Green Energy by 2027
Morocco is heading towards an era of unprecedented growth in green energy investments by 2027, said Leila Benali, the Energy Minister.
Speaking at the House of Representatives on Tuesday, Benali said that private sector investment in renewable energies is set to quadruple compared to the period from 2009 to 2022.
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23 January 2024
Spain to reinstate independent energy regulator, minister says
The Spanish government will propose the creation of an independent regulator focused on energy, Energy Minister Teresa Ribera told a lower house committee on Tuesday.
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22 January 2024
Eni: offshore wind energy partnership in Spain
Eni has announced that its Plenitude company, which specializes in the sale and marketing of gas and electricity, has signed an agreement with BlueFloat Energy and Sener Renewable Investments to join their strategic partnership aimed at advancing the development of offshore wind projects in Spain.
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17 January 2024
Malta and Egypt agree on strengthening cooperation in energy sector through MoU
Malta and Egypt have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for strengthened cooperation in the areas of energy and electricity, a government statement has announced. The signing of the agreement took place in Valletta, between Miriam Dalli, minister for the environment, energy and regeneration of the Grand Harbour, and Mohamed Hamed Shaker El-Markabi, minister for electricity and renewable energy of the Arab Republic of Egypt.
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16 January 2024
EBRD urges accelerating green agenda in Egypt to become regional center for clean energy
The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) commends Egypt’s efforts to improve the business environment, enhance private sector participation, and launch the NWFE programme to stimulate the transition to renewable energy.
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14 January 2024
International firms pledge to advance sustainable energy in Libya
Major global energy corporations, including French TotalEnergies, Spain’s Repsol and Italy's Eni declared their commitment Saturday to fostering sustainable energy development in Libya.
The commitments were showcased at the Libya Energy & Economic Summit, where discussions centered on Libya's untapped renewable energy potential and strategies for lowering carbon emissions within existing oil and gas ventures.
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12 January 2024
Saudi utility company ACWA Power signs $1.5bn wind energy deal with Egypt
The Egyptian government signed an agreement on Wednesday with a consortium led by Saudi utility company ACWA Power for wind energy production in the Gulf of Suez and Gulf of Zeit.
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2 January 2024
Lebanon introduces peer-to-peer renewable energy trading
The Lebanese parliament has ratified a new law that allows peer-to-peer renewable energy trading between private sector entities, in addition to enshrining net metering in the country’s legal system for the first time.
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23 November 2023
Morocco, Mauritania Determined to Strengthen Cooperation in Energy Regulation
The National Electricity Regulatory Authority (ANRE) and the Regulatory Authority of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania signed, on Thursday in Rabat, a memorandum of understanding on collaboration in the field of energy regulation.
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23 November 2023
Minister Urges Legislative Overhaul For Jordan's Renewable Energy Future
Minister of Energy and Mineral Resources Saleh Kharabsheh emphasized on Thursday the need for new legislation that aligns with the rapid advancements in the renewable energy sector.
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22 November 2023
Morocco Elected President of French-Speaking Network of Energy Regulators
President of the National Electricity Regulatory Authority (ANRE), Abdellatif Bardach, was elected President of the French-speaking Network of Energy Regulators (RegulaE.Fr), during its General Assembly, held Wednesday in Rabat.
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14 November 2023
Egypt Discusses Attracting Japanese Investments in Renewable Energy, Green Hydrogen
Mohamed Shaker, Minister of Electricity and Renewable Energy discussed with the Japanese Ambassador to Cairo Oka Hiroshi and a delegation of Japanese companies working in the field of renewable energy and green hydrogen ways to support and enhance cooperation between the two countries.
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13 November 2023
USAID signs partnership with Government of Greece to improve energy security in western Balkans
Today, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Greece signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to improve energy security and cooperation in the Western Balkans.
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