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    Russia to Take Part in 5GW Solar, Wind Plant Construction Projects in Algeria

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    Russian energy companies plan to take part in the construction of solar and wind plants in Algeria with the total output of 5 gigawatts, Russian Energy Minister Alexander Novak said at a meeting with his Algerian counterpart Friday.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) – Novak and Algerian Energy Minister Noureddine Boutefra discussed a range of topics, including in the field of renewable energy, the press release added.

    "There are plans in Algeria to implement a large program on the construction of solar and wind power plants with a total capacity of over 5,000 MW. Our companies are already considering the possibility of their participation in the construction of these facilities," Novak said in a statement published on the ministry website.

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