Middle East Economic Survey


No 5



Vergnet To Build Algerias First Wind Farm

Frances Vergnet have won a 24mn ($34mn) contract to build Algerias first ever wind farm in the southwestern province of Adrar, it was announced 22 January. The farm, set to begin operations in 2012, will have a capacity of 10mw, and is the French companys first project in Algeria, which is mostly reliant on gas and water vapor turbines for its energy. The contract was awarded by...