Algeria targets 13.5 GW solar PV by 2030

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Algeria’s department of energy has published an updated renewable energy road map that will see the North African country aim to install 13.5 GW of solar PV capacity between now and 2030.

Algerian energy minister Youcef Yousfi unveiled the plans yesterday, which also include the development of 5 GW of wind energy and 2 GW of concentrated solar power (CSP).

Combined, Algeria hopes to have more than 22 GW of renewable energy capacity installed by 2030, and has targeted the connection of 4.5 GW by 2020. Should Algeria hit its target, renewable energy would – by 2030 – account for 27% of the nation’s power outpout, offsetting the need for 22 GW of natural gas generation.

To incentivize developers and consumers to take up solar power, Algeria’s government is finalizing the details of a 20-year feed-in tariff (FIT), which was first introduced last April for ground-mounted solar plants of 1 MW or more.

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