Posts Tagged ‘energy sector’

Siemens to build a wind turbine rotor blade factory in Morocco | Renewable Energy Magazine

Siemens is building a new wind turbine factory in Morocco, “the perfect location from which to serve the growing onshore wind power markets in Africa, the Middle East and Europe”: Siemens have entered into an agreement with the Moroccan government to build a new wind turbine blade factory in the country, creating up to 700 jobs. The new factory will triple Siemens footprint in Morocco. Construction is expected to start ...

Morocco aims to be a renewable-energy powerhouse | The Daily Star

Others in the region “should take note” of Morocco’s comprehensive energy plan: The global oil-price bust has devastated economies across the Middle East and North Africa. Having seen severe price declines in the past, many leaders in the region may be tempted to wait for prices to rise again. But this collapse is different, and governments need new energy and development strategies. Morocco’s drive to become a regional renewable-energy powerhouse ...

Morocco’s economic model for the Arab world | The Japan Times

Morocco’s renewable energy boom is the result of years of planning, investment, and commitment; now that oil prices have bottomed out, its approach should look more attractive to the region’s oil producing countries: The global oil-price bust has devastated economies across the Middle East and North Africa. Having seen severe price declines in the past, many leaders in the region may be tempted to wait for prices to rise again. ...

Morocco’s First Solar Power Plant is Here, and it’s Massive | Inquisitr

Morocco’s new Noor solar plant continues to draw attention from around the world: If there are two things for which Morocco is known to those who have never been, its awesome food and a great big desert. The African country is located at the northwestern corner of the Sahara, and good for them, their doing something great with all that sunshine. The Noor I power plant is a project designed ...

Morocco Unveils A Massive Solar Power Plant In The Sahara | NPR

More details on Morocco’s enormous achievement in renewable energy production: Morocco has officially turned on a massive solar power plant in the Sahara Desert, kicking off the first phase of a planned project to provide renewable energy to more than a million Moroccans. The Noor I power plant is located near the town of Ouarzazate, on the edge of the Sahara. It’s capable of generating up to 160 megawatts of ...
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