Posts Tagged ‘energy sector’

Solar power: Morocco blazes ahead | Engineer Live

A look into Morocco’s successes in developing renewable energy production: In February 2016, Morocco launched Noor 1, the first phase of the largest concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in the world, which aims in time to produce enough energy for more than one million Moroccan households. In November 2011, the World Bank approved US$297 million in loans to Morocco to help finance the Ouarzazate 500MW Concentrated Solar Power Plant Project. ...

Morocco Speeds Ahead in Renewable Energy – Jean R. AbiNader

Power Purchasing Agreement Provides Momentum to Reach National Goal Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC March 17, 2016 Morocco’s leadership in renewable energy received a strong jolt of support this past week with the announcement of a finalist for 850MW of wind-power projects to be awarded to an international consortium headed by NAREVA, a Moroccan energy company. Upon signing of the contract, still to be finalized, the consortium will develop, design, finance, ...

US-Morocco Kick off Business Development Conference in Rabat April 11-13 – Jean R. AbiNader

Focus on Manufacturing, Renewable Energy, and Gateway to Africa Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC March 14, 2016 The private sector complement to the third Morocco-US Strategic Dialogue, the US-Morocco Business Development Conference, will be held in Rabat April 11-13 featuring site visits that will connect participants to several of the premier business opportunities in the country. The three highlighted themes of the conference are energy, manufacturing, and doing business with Africa, ...

Nareva, Enel and Siemens selected to build $1.1bn wind power projects in Morocco | Energy Business Review

Morocco has inked a deal to build five new wind power projects, adding a total of 850MW capacity to Morocco’s already vast renewable energy production: The Moroccan utility Office National de l’Electricité et de l’Eau Potable (ONEE) has selected a consortium comprising the Moroccan energy company Nareva, Enel Green Power (EGP) and Siemens Wind Power to develop wind projects with an investment of approximately €1bn ($1.1bn). Upon signing of the ...

Morocco is producing solar power at night | CNN

Morocco’s massive new solar power plant addresses on of the major issues of solar energy: it continues producing at night: Springing up on the edge of the Sahara desert are rows of curved mirrors as far as the eye can see. They’re part of what could become the biggest solar power plant in the world. Morocco is investing about $2.6 billion on the construction of the Ouarzazate complex, which forms ...

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