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  • Mixing it up

    Mixing it up

    September 25, 2013

    Morocco is the largest energy consumer in North Africa but depends on imports for 93% of its energy needs. Good news therefore that the energy mix is shifting, as the country makes aggressive plans to diversify its energy sources. Like many emerging markets, Morocco is energyhungry. According to the International Energy Agency, from 1999 to… Read more

    #Africa #Morocco #Oil & gas #Renewable energy
    #Guide Morocco 2012
  • Potential powerhouse

    Potential powerhouse

    September 18, 2013

    Over the last few years Chile has seen an important increase in the use of thermal energy. Last year for the first time in its history more than 50% of the electricity supply was generated by non-renewable fuels. Chile’s alternate energy resources could change that. Chile is a developing country with important annual growth prospects.… Read more

    #America #Chile #Oil & gas #Renewable energy
    #Guide Chile 2012
  • Wanna buy a used power plant?

    Wanna buy a used power plant?

    September 7, 2013

    By the end of 2012, the Nigerian government will have sold off 18 power assets to private investors. PwC experts explain the privatization process. Uyi Akpata, Head ofEnergy & Utilities Initiated in 2001, the power reforms in Nigeria included the dissolution of old structures, their replacement with new administrations and regulatory bodies, and the creation… Read more

    #Africa #Nigeria
    #Guide Nigeria 2012
  • Power to the people

    Power to the people

    September 6, 2013

    After decades of neglect, Nigerian electricity generation is being addressed. A reform program involving government regulation and partial privatization of electricity generation, transmission and distribution, aims to fill the gap between power supply and demand. Current energy supply Nigeria relies on two principal sources for its energy production: hydro-electric power and thermal plants (gas-fired). Large… Read more

    #Africa #Nigeria
    #Guide Nigeria 2012