GUELMA- Sixty percent of renewable energy should be directed to agriculture, according to a study carried out by the Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy and foreign experts on the needs of provinces, said Monday in Guelma (537-km east of Algiers) the sector's minister Fatma-Zohra Zerouati.

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ALGIERS- The mega project of 4,000MW of electricity from renewable sources will be executed with local means and equipment, said Thursday Minister of Energy Mustapha Guitouni.

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ALGIERS-Premier Ahmed Ouyahia said Thursday in Algiers that State “is resolutely determined to pursue efforts to achieve the goals set in the national Programme of renewable energy and energy efficiency” despite a persistent financial crisis.

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ALGIERS- Algeria has currently 24 power plants with an overall capacity of 354.3 megawatts (MW), said Wednesday in Algiers, the CEO of electricity and renewable energy company (SKTM), a subsidiary of the national electricity and gas company (SONELGAZ), Chahar Boulakhras.

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ALGIERS -  The National Centre of Renewable Energies Development  (CDER) has recorded during 2017 "remarkable" growth through the signing of 7 partnership agreements with the socio-economic sector, 197 publications listed in Scopus database and 8 patents, said the Centre, coming under the Higher Education and Scientific Research Ministry.

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ALGIERS- Several experts recommended, Sunday in Algiers, that the Government steps up action for renewable energy development, with a view to ensuring energy mix and security in the country, adding that investments in the field remain "low."

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ALGIERS-At least 27% of power consumption in Algeria will be produced from renewable energy by 2030, announced Thursday Algiers Director of Energy and mines Ali Benyakhlaf.

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TIPASA-A team of researchers from the Solar Equipment Development Unit (UDES) in Bou Ismail (Tipasa) has recently developed solar and/or photovoltaic powered seawater desalination equipment, announced Monday Director of the Centre of Renewable Energy Development (CDER).

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ALGIERS- Algeria seeks to establish a national renewable energy industry from which it seeks to produce 27% of its mix of energy by 2040, Minister of Environment and renewable Energies Fatma Zohra Zerouati said Sunday.

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ALGIERS-Algeria is set to go beyond the experimental stage and effectively engage in the development of new and renewable energy (NRE) through involving the sectors of industry, transport and housing in the promotion of these clean energies, said Tuesday Research Director at the Centre for Renewable Energy Development (CDER) Nachida Kasbadji Marzouk.

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