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AfDB ‘s Solar Project Aims at Making Africa a Renewable Power House

When UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres launched the International Solar Alliance last October, he applauded the goal of mobilizing about $1 trillion dollars towards the deployment of some 1,000 gigawatts of solar energy by 2030. “It is clear,” he said, “that we are witnessing a global renewable energy revolution.” That revolution is also taking place under … Continue reading AfDB ‘s Solar Project Aims at Making Africa a Renewable Power House

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OPEC grants loan to Mauritania for wind farm

The wind farm of Bulenuar will strengthen the electricity supply for the cities of Nuakchot and Nuadibú. The Islamic Republic of Mauritania received a loan of $ 18.8 million from the Opec Fund for International Development (OFID) to complete the construction of a wind farm in the north of the country, the Mauritanian daily Horizons … Continue reading OPEC grants loan to Mauritania for wind farm

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Mauritania commissions 30 MW wind farm

The Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz on Tuesday presided over the commissioning of a 30-megawatts wind power plant erected in Nouakchott, the capital.   The renewable energy plant is made up of 15 wind turbines of 2 megawatts each, a system of monitoring and control, a voltage transformer of 33 kilovolts and two medium … Continue reading Mauritania commissions 30 MW wind farm

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Masdar to build photovoltaic solar power plants in Mauritania

Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company Masdar has signed a contract with Mauritania’s Ministry of Petroleum, Energy, and Mines, to deliver seven solar photovoltaic (PV) projects, with a total capacity of 12 megawatts by the first quarter of 2016. The move is aimed at providing access to clean and reliable energy to seven towns across the … Continue reading Masdar to build photovoltaic solar power plants in Mauritania

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Gamesa reinforces its presence in Africa with a 30 MW supply contract in Mauritania to Elecnor

Gamesa, a global technology leader in wind energy, makes progress in its commercial diversification strategy venturing into a new market, Mauritania, where it will supply 30 MW to the country’s first commercial wind farm. Under the agreement, the company will supply and install 15 G97-2.0 MW wind turbines to the Nouakchott wind farm being built … Continue reading Gamesa reinforces its presence in Africa with a 30 MW supply contract in Mauritania to Elecnor

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Mauritania builds first wind farm

Mauritanian President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz on Thursday (May 9th) inaugurated construction for the country’s first wind power plant. The 43-million-euro, 31.5 MW project is jointly funded by the government and the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development. President Mohamed Ould Abdel Aziz has inaugurated the construction of Mauritania

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UAE pushes renewable energy abroad

The UAE, a major oil-producing country, is spearheading a number of  renewable energy projects in the Middle East, Africa and Europe. Masdar, the Abu Dhabi-based renewable energy company, has inaugurated the Shaikh Zayed Solar Power Plant, a utility-scale, 15-megawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) facility in Nouakchott, capital of Mauritania. The largest solar PV plant in Africa, … Continue reading UAE pushes renewable energy abroad

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Shaikh Zayed Solar Power Plant in Mauritania inaugurated

During the inauguration of the Shaikh Zayed Solar Power Plant, a utility-scale, 15-megawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) facility in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania, Shaikh Saeed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Abu Dhabi’s Ruler Representative, reaffirmed the UAE’s long-standing support for economic and social growth projects in developing countries. The country’s philanthropic commitment is aligned with the … Continue reading Shaikh Zayed Solar Power Plant in Mauritania inaugurated

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Masdar to develop 15 MW solar energy plant in Mauritania

Masdar announced today the development of a 15-megawatt solar power project in Nouakchott, the capital city of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. The plant will deliver 10 per cent of electricity capacity in Mauritania. Masdar is a renewable energy company based in Abu Dhabi, UAE, which has large and small-scale power projects around the world. … Continue reading Masdar to develop 15 MW solar energy plant in Mauritania

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Mauritania’s solar energy plant gets underway

The announcement of a 15-megawatt solar power project in Nouakchott has been announced by Masdar. The project will satisfy 10% of the country’s electricity capacity and will provide an annual demand growth in the country, estimated to be at a rate of 12% in 2012. Mauritania has abundant renewable resources in the form of both … Continue reading Mauritania’s solar energy plant gets underway

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Masdar to develop 15 MW solar power plant in Mauritania

The 15-MW solar photovoltaic project will provide for the annual demand growth in the country, estimated to be at a rate of 12% in 2012. Masdar announced today the development of a 15-megawatt solar power project in Nouakchott, the capital city of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. The plant will deliver 10 per cent of … Continue reading Masdar to develop 15 MW solar power plant in Mauritania

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