Though Algeria is known for its gas and oil, the country has outlined an ambitious National Renewable Energy Program that seeks to install about 22,000 megawatts (MW) of clean energy by 2030. Nearly 10,000MW of that total would be exported. "At GE, we're thrilled to see this shift happening and to reinforce our commitment to support the ambitious renewable energy plan developed by the Algerian Government," said Touffik Fredj, President and CEO of GE North West Africa. Read more. More about GE in Africa in this BRIEFING.
The Algerian authorities hope that solar and wind power will enable the country to emerge from its dependence on fossil fuels.
Algeria's Clean Energy: Huge Potential, Huge Ambition
GE Africa, 6 March 2017
Algeria is known for its oil and gas, but take a quick look at a world map, and you’ll see that its mountains and Mediterranean coastline mean huge wind energy… Read more »
GE highlighted during the Algerian Renewable Energy & Power Infrastructure Investment conference, its support for the government's ambitious plan and presented its technologies, financing capabilities, and digital industrial solutions that can help renewable energy power plants drive operational efficiencies and production improvements.
"Every day across the City of Algiers, families turn on their taps and out flows clean, fresh water for drinking, cooking, washing and bathing." While this may seem unremarkable, ... Read more »
Before 2008, water scarcity in Algiers was caused by high demand, drought and an aging distribution system which left the city rationing water - residents were receiving water ... Read more »
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