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Solar contracts shift Algeria towards a more renewable future

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Issue 503 - 07 Apr 2024 - By John Hamilton | 6 minute read

The addition of 3GW of solar power generation capacity over the next two years will be the first substantial shift in Algeria’s gas-dependent energy mix in decades – and is intended as the first step in a programme to add 15GW of solar capacity by 2035 – but coming after years of false dawns, the government’s track record raises significant doubts about whether the new vision is achievable, writes John Hamilton.

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