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Huge wind boom emerging in Africa

The huge continent will have 30 GW in wind capacity installed by 2030, says analyst firm Make.

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Wind is taking off in Africa, according to a new report from consultancy Make. The firm's analysts forecast that wind turbines totaling 30 GW will be installed on the continent by 2027, reports Renews.

This is a slight increase compared with last year, which saw total wind capacity of 5 GW. In particular, Egypt, Morocco and South Africa, which also represent 85 percent of installed wind power, where the major boom in the renewable energy source is expected to come from.

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