Algeria has unveiled a series of policies aimed at eliminating its dependence on fossil fuels. BBC News reports that the nation will invest heavily in renewable energy, according to the government’s energy transition strategy. The Algerian Renewable Energy Programme aims, in the short and medium terms, to build a capacity to produce 15,000 MW of solar energy, increasing the share of renewables in the energy mix of the country, which is currently just 1%.
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