"The first shipment of five million gallons of ethanol were exported December 27, 2009 in the direction of Rotterdam (Netherlands) and is intended for the European Union (EU)," said Majdi Hassan, director of sales Kenana sugar group, which produces ethanol Sudan.
Export Morocco organized the "caravan of Moroccan exports, comprising 90 traders and officials on a journey of exploration of three markets in West Africa, Senegal, Mali and Côte d'Ivoire, 13 to 19 December 2009.Les deux premières étapes, Sénégal
The concept is to use the deserts of North Africa to produce electricity and desalinate water using solar thermoelectric power plants and solar concentrating systems. By 2050, Europe could receive 15% of its electricity from the African desert.
Renewable energy and energy efficiency were sectors with a lot of potential to scale up South African and German cooperation, said Southern African German Chamber of Commerce and Industry CEO Matthias Boddenberg this week.