Algeria Confirms Six CCGT Awards, Plans New Solar, Mobile Units


Algerian state utility Sonelgaz has signed contracts worth an estimated $4.05bn with four firms or consortia for six combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) plants due to begin operating in 2015. The company has also lined up smaller-scale solar and gas-fired mobile capacity additions in the near term.

The new projects take the combined capacity of Algeria’s power projects ‘pipeline’ to...