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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 #Electrical power #Morocco #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 #Electrical power #Renewable energy
    #Guide Chile 2012
  • Driving investment

    Driving investment

    September 6, 2013

    One of the benefits of the ongoing reforms in Nigeria’s oil and gas industry, especially the downstream sector, is to make it attractive to foreign investors. Already numerous local operators are entering Nigeria because of the turnaround on investment and easy access to funding from Nigerian banks to run their operations. Indeed, the downstream sector… Read more

    #Africa #Nigeria
    #Guide Nigeria 2012
  • Africa’s biggest oil producer

    Africa’s biggest oil producer

    September 6, 2013

    Nigeria relies heavily on its oil revenues to the detriment of its other abundant resources. Petroleum is Nigeria’s largest industry and main generator of income. The government, however, is trying to reduce the country’s dependence on petroleum. In 2000, for example, oil accounted for 98% of export earnings and 40% of GDP while today it… Read more

    #Africa #Nigeria
    #Guide Nigeria 2012