England v Tunisia World Cup game to kick-off power demand

The 500MW spike in demand is expected to occur across the UK during half-time

Tunisia focuses on solar exports with giant facility

A proposed concentrated solar power (CSP) facility in Tunisia could export large amounts of energy to Europe. If the project is approved by the North African country’s government, energy company TuNur could start building the facility in the Rjim Maatoug region. The facility would use thousands of mirrors to focus concentrated solar energy onto a […]

Tunisia to get $216m gas treatment plant

ABB has won a contract worth $216 million (£134m) to build a gas treatment facility in Tunisia. The engineering giant will be responsible for the delivery of the Nawara gas treatment plant (GTP) including gas separation and Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) extraction units. The GTP will separate commercial natural gas from heavier hydrocarbons which will […]

Gamesa to build 100 new wind turbines in Egypt

Spanish wind manufacturer Gamesa is building 100 wind turbines on Egypt’s Red Sea coast. It won a contract with the country’s New & Renewable Energy Authority (NREA) to deliver 200 MW of turbines to wind energy projects in the Gulf of El-Zayt. The firm already has 406 MW of turbine capacity in Egypt as well […]