Algeria plans rapid green energy ramp-up
"The main purpose of this new policy is to prepare the country for the post-petrol era,"
- energy minister Youcef Yousfi
Algeria is aiming to generate 40 per cent of its electricity from renewable sources by 2020, energy minister Youcef Yousfi has announced.
About 60 renewable energy projects will be launched to give a capacity of 3,000 megawatts, hetold a press conference held to announce the strategy (2 January).