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3–5 September 2013 Developers are expected to install about 3.5 gigawatts of solar power in the Middle East and North Africa in 2015, up from 149 megawatts that will be installed this year, driven by government support across the region and booming growth in Saudi Arabia and Turkey, according to GTM Research. Demand for photovoltaic and solar-thermal systems will grow slowly and then skyrocket in 2015 when “the large bulk” of projects from a Saudi program will go into operation, Scott Burger, an analyst with the Boston-based research company, said recently. Saudi Arabia will account for a third of the region’s demand in 2015 and Turkey about a quarter, according to GTM’s Middle East and North Africa Solar Market Outlook reportreleased yesterday. Solar manufacturers including
Suntech Power Holdings Co. (STP)
WASHINGTON, June 11, 2012/African Press Organization (APO)/ — IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Scatec Solar, a Norwegian company specializing in photovoltaic solar systems, have signed an agreement to develop solar power projects that will supply renewable energy to address electricity needs in parts of West and Central Africa.