Posts Tagged ‘energy’

Morocco on Track for 2020 Renewable Goals | Forbes

Morocco is “on track” to become a global leader in renewable energy production: Morocco’s efforts to boost renewable energy in the north African nation took a step forward last week with news that it made up about 35% of energy generation in the country. According to government officials, the renewable sector’s progress puts it on track to reach a 42 percent goal within the next few years. Industry media quoted ...

Morocco raises stakes on combating climate change | The World Bank

Morocco’s progress in building an impressive renewable energy sector: While responsible for only a small share of global emissions, the country is taking big steps to curb them. In the next few weeks, Morocco is preparing to commission the first phase of what will be the largest concentrated solar power plant of its kind in the world. The 580 MW Noor-Ouarzazate Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) complex was first conceived as ...

Morocco’s Khalladi wind farm gets EUR 126m from EBRD, BMCE | SeeNews Renewables

More investment for Morocco’s booming renewable energy industry: The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) and Banque Marocaine du Commerce Exterieur (BMCE) announced on Friday they will provide a financing package of EUR 126 million (USD 133.3m) for the development of the Khalladi wind farm in the vicinity of Tangiers. The loan is estimated to cover about 77% of the project costs. The rest will be contributed by the ...

Morocco’s Vision of Inclusive Green Growth | The World Bank

“Morocco’s Environment Minister Hakima el-Haite, explains the country’s commitment to sustainable development. This vision of green growth has translated into a comprehensive set of reforms – from energy subsidy reforms, to coastal zoning, pollution regulation and fisheries management:” video platformvideo managementvideo solutionsvideo player  

Morocco to Make History with First-of-Its-Kind Solar Plant | The World Bank

The World Bank explains the stakes and potential impact of Morocco’s new solar power project, set to come online before the end of the year: Morocco is poised to make history soon — when the first phase of one of the world’s largest concentrated solar power plants starts generating electricity. When fully operational, it will produce enough energy for more than one million Moroccans, with possibly extra power to export ...
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