Demonstrating their commitment to support the scaling up of wind power in North Africa and spurring investment in the region’s growing wind power market, Julia Goddard, Event Director, Green Power Conferences recently interviewed Khalid Benhamou, Managing Director, Sahara Wind, Carlos Martin Rivals, Development Director for Northern Africa, EDP Renewables and Peter Gish, Managing Director, North Africa, UPC Renewables gaining valuable insight into the most recent wind power developments in the region.

The wind energy potential of the region is quite significant. We expect an annual growth of more than 600MW per year until 2012 and an even higher growth afterwards