Savannah Energy signs agreement with Niger for construction of 250MW wind farm

NIGER – Savannah Energy, an African‑focused British independent energy company has signed an agreement with the government of the Republic of Niger to construct a 250MW wind farm. The proposed wind farm project, Parc Eolien de la Tarka, consisting of up to 60 wind turbines is expected to be owned by a subsidiary of Savannah, Savannah Parc Eolien de la…

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Chariot, Total Eren to produce 430 MW of solar and wind energy for FQM mining company

ZAMBIA – British energy company Chariot is joining forces with France’s Total Eren for a new project in Zambia. The two companies will produce 430 MW of solar and wind energy to power the mining facilities of the Canadian company First Quantum Minerals (FQM). The Chariot-Total Eren alliance has re-signed for a renewable energy project for mining operations. The two…

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GWEC ranks Morocco among top 5 in global floating offshore wind power production

MOROCCO – Global Wind Energy Council (GWEC) ranks Morocco among the top 5 countries likely to emerge as global hubs for floating offshore wind energy, a technology that is set to see unprecedented growth in the coming years Morocco’s thriving offshore wind energy market has put the North African kingdom in first place in Africa and in the MENA region,…

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Belgian firm Sarens installs 70 turbines in two wind farms in South Africa

SOUTH AFRICA – Belgium’s Sarens, a global leader and reference in crane rental services, heavy lifting, and engineered transport, has played a critical role in installing 70 turbines at two wind farms in South Africa, as the country makes moves to add renewable energy sources to the grid. Sarens is participating in the development of the renewable energy industry in…

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GE Renewable Energy set to expand Aftissat wind farm by 200 MW

MOROCCO – GE Renewable Energy, has been selected by Énergie éolienne du Maroc (EEM), a subsidiary of Nareva Holding, to expand the Aftissat wind farm by 200 MW. GE Renewable Energy is a Paris (France) based company and a subsidiary of the American conglomerate General Electric (GE). GE will deploy its Cypress technology including the installation of 40 onshore wind…

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