wind energy

  • Infinity Solar to Build 100 MW Zaafrana Wind Plant

    Infinity Solar to Build 100 MW Zaafrana Wind Plant

    Sunday, 1st April 2018

    Infinity Solar is currently developing a 100 MW wind facility at Zaafarana in order to support the government’s renewable energy program.

  • Zimbabwe to Develop Renewable Energy Policy

    Zimbabwe to Develop Renewable Energy Policy

    Sunday, 4th September 2016
    Zimbabwe’s Minister of Energy and Power Development, Victor Kandoro, said that the country is developing a renewable energy policy. He added: “The country boasts of having renewable energy in the form of solar, wind and hydro.”
  • Kuwait Abandons Nuclear Power Plans

    Kuwait Abandons Nuclear Power Plans

    Thursday, 25th August 2016
    Kuwaiti Ministry of Electricity and Water (MEW) cancelled plans to build a nuclear power plant as feasibility studies proved the project to be uneconomical and capital intensive.
  • Egypt Opens MENA’s Largest Wind Farm

    Egypt Opens MENA’s Largest Wind Farm

    Tuesday, 1st December 2015
    Egypt announced on November 30th the opening of the region’s largest wind farm in the Gabal al-Zeit area near the Red Sea. The wind farm is estimated to bring between 150 and 200 megawatts to the Egyptian electricity grid.
  • How the Oil Boom Has Shaped Kenya

    How the Oil Boom Has Shaped Kenya

    Sunday, 12th July 2015
    THE world’s oldest tools are the size of massive fists, sharpened at the edges and seemingly unblemished, having been preserved in ancient soil. They predate the earliest humans and hint at how long it has taken our species to evolve. When the find near Lake Turkana in north-western Kenya was publicised earlier this year, it pushed back the known start of primitive tool use and hence human ancestral development by 800,000 years.
  • South Africa’s Eskom Launches 100 MW Wind Facility

    South Africa’s Eskom Launches 100 MW Wind Facility

    Tuesday, 21st April 2015
    South African power utility Eskom said on Monday its first large-scale renewable energy plant, the 100 megawatt Sere Wind Farm, was fully operational and injecting much-needed electricity into the constrained grid.
  • JICA to Set Up 200MW Wind Farm in Gabal el-Zeit

    JICA to Set Up 200MW Wind Farm in Gabal el-Zeit

    Sunday, 22nd February 2015
    Egypt and Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) signed a contract on Thursday 19/02/2015 to set up a 200-megawatt wind farm in Gabal el-Zeit area in the Gulf of Suez at a total cost of EGP 1938.9 million.