Latest in Tag: solar power Highlight

Latest in Tag: solar power


Solar power in a bottle brings light to remote communities in Brazil

Renewable technology is bringing light into the lives of Kalunga people, descendants of slaves living in remote communities in Brazil. Now, solar powered lamps made from recycled bottles are extending their evenings.SĂŁo Domingos' church is the most modern structure in a village otherwise made up of traditional adobe buildings. Its size means it also serves …

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Intro Energy is planning to launch several projects to produce electricity from renewable resources with investments of $100m within three years.

NREA negotiates with 5 banks to obtain EGP 1bn revolving loan

The New and Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) is currently in talks with five local banks to obtain a revolving loan worth EGP 1bn to finance solar power projects with capacities of less than 500 kW. Sources from the NREA said that it is negotiating with Banque Misr, the National Bank of Egypt (NBE), and the …

Mohamed Farag

Benban hosts Egypt’s largest solar power project

For years, Egypt has invested millions to modernise and expand its power capacity and networks. The country has recently been focusing on the expansion of renewable energy projects to meet increasing power demand, diversify the national energy resources, and protect the environment. Although the country’s average level of solar radiation throughout the year is between …

Mohamed Abdel Megeed

Could Morocco’s megaplant revive dreams of Saharan solar?

In December, the first plant of a gigantic thermal solar power complex on the edge of the Sahara will go online. But this does not fulfill a former dream of exporting such power to Europe – which is still a long way off. Bold plans to use desert sun to supply northern energy needs were …

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