Total, EdF, Total Energie win €21.2 million solar deal

A French alliance comprising Total SA, Electricite de France and Total Energie, has won a contract worth €21.2 million from Morocco’s Temasol for a rural solar electricity programme. The plan calls for the installation of solar panel and battery systems for 37,000 households, with completion expected by the end of 2007. Total and EdF both own a 35 pct stake in the alliance.