EBRD boosts Egyptian energy efficiency with $25m loan

The funding will benefit egyptian SMEs and households that want to invest in green projects

China boosts renewable portfolio in Middle East

China Three Gorges South Asia Investment has acquired Alcazar Energy and its 411MW renewable porfolio

Giza and juwi strike gold with solar farm contracts in Egypt

The companies will build a solar farm and battery energy storage system at the Sukari Gold Mine, reducing carbon emissions by more than 60,000 tonnes per year

Africa exploits just 0.01% of its wind energy potential

The African continent can have a total wind capacity of over 59,000GW, a report finds

UK launches new global coalition to address climate change impacts

The Adaptation Action Coalition has been developed by the UK in partnership with Bangladesh, Egypt, Malawi, the Netherlands, Saint Lucia and the UN

New initiative to help banks in the Philippines, Mexico and Egypt scale climate finance

It is designed to increase climate lending by participating banks to 30% of their portfolios by 2030, while reducing exposure to coal

Oil discovery in Egypt’s Western Desert

Independent producer Apex said the well in Cretaceous sandstones can produce 2,000 barrels a day

London-based bank backs renewable energy in Egypt with $4.2m loan

It will finance the construction of a solar power plant, with a capacity of 6MW, at Dina Farms

New partnership to help Egyptian farmers buy solar irrigation systems

Using solar power for pumping water is estimated to help farmers save $875m annually in diesel fuel costs

BP starts gas production from Qattameya field in Egypt

It is expected to produce up to 50m cubic feet of gas per day