Content Editor Dan McCue is a US-based journalist who has been writing on renewable energy, science, law, environmental policy and business for several years. A multi- award winner for his work in daily and weekly newspapers in the US, Dan also has considerable experience in radio and television, having appeared as both a guest and program host in both. For more information on Dan or to view more of his articles, visit his website at https://www.danmccueauthor.com. He and his wife, Beth, reside in Charleston, S.C.
Oman’s first wind farm, the 50-MW Dhofar Wind Farm, has produced its first kilowatt hour of electricity, marking a major milestone for the GCC region’s first utility-scale wind farm.
The European Investment Bank has committed €300 million to support the development of the Ouarzazate solar complex in Morocco, which it describes as the first major solar project in North Africa.
Phono Solar, and Power-One have signed a global strategic cooperation agreement for the development of new photovoltaic (PV) systems worldwide using Power-One inverters and monitoring systems.
Camco Clean Energy plc has formed a joint venture with South African partner, MW1, to develop renewable energy projects.
Vestas Wind Systems A/S has secured a 67 MW order from Umoya Energy for South Africa.
Montréal, Québec based Boralex Inc. has acquired the 32 MW La Vallée wind power project in Indre, France.
Renewable energy developer Mainstream Renewable Power has signed the key financing, power-purchase and implementation agreements with the South African Government for one wind and two solar projects.