Algeria has renewed calls for investment in renewable projects, amidst an increasingly pessimistic hydrocarbon production outlook. It is looking to a high-level EU energy investment forum in Algiers at the end of this month to get the ball rolling on foreign and private investment in renewables.

Algerian state energy regulator CREG has identified up to 21 sites for the construction of wind farms and solar plants. The sites will be located in the vicinity of existing power grids, CREG says.

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