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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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11 November 2023
Green energy transition: Morocco's experience showcased in Switzerland
Ondas, a developer of proprietary, software-based wireless broadband technology, and Moroccan surveillance and security company Maghrebnet signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to provide advanced drone infrastructure for Morocco, especially cities, industrial, and strategic facilities, according to a press release.
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6 November 2023
Free market, higher bills? Interview with president Arera Besseghini
From January the rules for domestic electricity and gas users will change. Will we pay more? Will we be able to choose the supplier? All the answers from the president of Arera.
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31 October 2023
Greece announces offshore wind energy program, targets 4.9 GW by 2032
The long-awaited draft of the offshore wind energy development program was announced today by the Hellenic Hydrocarbons and Energy Resources Management Company (HEREMA) and the Ministry of Environment and Energy.
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31 October 2023
Mitsubishi Power And Egypt Ministry Of Electricity And Renewable Energy Sign Upgrade And Reliability Agreement Extension For Sidi Krir And El-Atf Power Plants
Mitsubishi Power and Egypt Ministry of Electricity and Renewable Energy Sign Upgrade and Reliability Agreement Extension for Sidi Krir and El-Atf Power Plants.
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27 October 2023
Albania-Italy energy interconnection project, Balluku meets the head of Italian TERNA
Albanian Deputy Prime Minister, at the same time Minister of Infrastructure and Energy, Belinda Balluku, held a meeting in Rome with the head of the Italian Transmission System Operator (TERNA), Giuseppina Di Foggia.
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23 October 2023
Regulating Green Hydrogen: Europe’s Challenge
In the race to shape Europe's energy future, hydrogen regulation is a high-wire act, balancing liberalization, sustainability and security to shape a greener, more resilient energy future.
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17 October 2023
Sun to cover 40% of Cyprus power needs
Cyprus is on track to meet 40% of its energy needs through solar power by 2030, according to Francesco La Camera, the director-general of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA).
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13 October 2023
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13 October 2023
Interconnections to make region a green hub, Malta-Cyprus Energy Ministers agree
Cyprus and Malta Ministers of Energy highlighted on Thursday the need of interconnections in the Mediterranean, especially for island-nations, in order to secure their energy safety, but also to provide cheap green energy to Europe.
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24 September 2023
Carnegie wins more European funding towards Spain wave energy project
Close on the heels of its last funding success, Australian listed wave power company Carnegie Clean Energy has secured another €1.2 million to push its Spanish plans forward.
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