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The prospects for giga-scale renewable power projects in North Africa have never been better, leveraging off export-led green hydrogen projects and the advantages of adding cheap non-emitting capacity to already well-developed grids. But the latest figures from African Energy Live Data show that, over the next five years, North Africa will instead pour ever more natural gas into a growing fleet of open cycle plants, while relatively few wind and solar projects have firm completion dates.

Egypt | Libya | Algeria | Morocco | Tunisia
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Xlinks First has announced details of £30m ($37.4m) funding for its project to lay the world’s longest high-voltage direct current (HVDC) subsea cable, from Morocco to the United Kingdom.

Morocco
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State-owned utility Office National de l’Electricité et de l’Eau Potable (Onee) has issued a tender for the construction of a 900MW open cycle gas turbine (OCGT) power plant adjacent to Al-Wahda dam and the Maghreb-Europe Gas Pipeline (GME). The project’s estimated cost is MD6bn ($592m).

Morocco
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Elcora Advanced Materials is preparing to make its first manganese shipments from Morocco, while also developing a vanadium mine with plans to supply the European battery market.

Morocco
Issue 482 - 17 April 2023

Xlinks/Taqa Morocco tie-up mooted

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Xlinks, which has grandiose plans to generate 3.6GW of renewable energy (RE) in Morocco to dispatch to the United Kingdom, has reportedly entered advanced talks for Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (Taqa) to provide financial backing so that work can start on what would be the world’s longest undersea cable.

Morocco
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Rabat has pushed ahead with legal reforms that could open up the electricity supply industry and encourage more self-generation, but observers fear the entrenched interests of state utility Onee and regional utilities will continue to delay meaningful change, writes John Hamilton.

Morocco
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Amea Power executive chairman and founder Hussain Al-Nowais in late February provided a detailed insight into 11 of the Dubai-based developer’s projects under development in African markets.

Egypt | DR Congo | Burkina Faso | Morocco | Togo | Tunisia | Côte d'Ivoire
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Chariot Energy sees its Anchois gas discovery as a potential new gas province in Morocco’s Atlantic offshore zone, where many other upstream players have previously failed to make a definitive commercial find. A farm-in opportunity beckons.

Morocco
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Following an explosive report alleging widespread fraud at one of India’s largest conglomerates the share price of Adani Group companies plummeted on the Indian stock exchange, in an affair that could yet have implications for a proposed 10GW renewable power and green hydrogen project in Morocco.

Morocco
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Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX)-listed Aya Gold & Silver has announced that it has closed $100m of debt finance to expand its Zgounder project in the central Anti-Atlas region, 100km south of Marrakesh.

Morocco
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Mired in the global cost of living crisis, and with a system of state support that is still only partially reformed, subsidies for liquid petroleum gas (LPG) continue to cost Morocco dearly. African Energy examines the pressures facing the Moroccan government following “a confluence of negative shocks” in 2022.

Morocco
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London-listed Sound Energy expects to reach a final investment decision (FID) for the second phase of its Tendrara concession by year-end, as it continues its search for a farm-in partner to join further exploration and appraisal work. Production from phase I is also expected to start in early 2024, writes Marc Howard.

Morocco
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Sultan Al-Jaber’s appointment to preside over the end-year COP28 climate talks in Dubai brings a storied United Arab Emirates official to global prominence. His leadership in renewables developer Masdar and other UAE sustainable energy initiatives is welcome, but Al-Jaber’s powerful role as head of Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) has added to climate campaigners’ fears that big hydrocarbons producers will take the COP process even further off track, write Jon Marks and African Energy staff.

Egypt | Mauritania | Morocco
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Installation of turbines at the Aftissat wind project in Boujdour, in the north of the Moroccan-controlled disputed territory of Western Sahara, is about one-third complete, project sources have told African Energy. The extension will add 200MW of capacity to the 201.6MW already in place.

Morocco | Western Sahara (under UN mandate)
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Canadian miner Aya Gold & Silver has announced a MD67m ($6.4m) deal to acquire state resources agency Office National des Hydrocarbures et des Mines (Onhym)’s 15% interest in the Zgounder silver project and five permits adjacent to the mine.

Morocco