Sudan to construct 500 MW of solar power

SUDAN – An unnamed United Arab Emirates solar companies have committed themselves to building several large-scale PV plants across Sudan. The new solar power projects would be granted a 20-year PPA and would be Sudan’s first solar parks. Sudan’s  minister for energy and mining, Khairy Abdul Rahmanhas and the general director of the Abu Dhabi Fund for Development, Mohamed Saif Al Suwaidi, signed a  memorandum of understanding for the deployment of solar power plants with a combined capacity of 500 MW in Sudan. In an official statement, the Sudanese government said it will buy…

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Merck to establish its Sustainability Centre at Dubai’s District 2020

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES– Merck KGaA, a leading science and technology company based in germany, has in October this year, announced the establishment of its Sustainability Centre in District 2020, Dubai. Merk revealed that the center will be launched during Expo 2020 Dubai and will have  a special focus on countries of the Global South. The centre comprises diverse programs that address and accelerate solutions for sustainability challenges through the application of advanced science and technology. The idea of a Sustainability Centre right in the heart of Dubai was born from…

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