Posts Tagged ‘energy’

Moroccan solar plant to bring energy to a million people | BBC

Excitement builds as Morocco takes one step closer towards its renewable energy vision: A giant plant using energy from the Sun to power a Moroccan city at night will open next month. The solar thermal plant at Ouarzazate will harness the Sun’s warmth to melt salt, which will hold its heat to power a steam turbine in the evening. The first phase will generate for three hours after dark; the ...

Morocco to build world’s largest concentrated solar power plant | CNN

The World Bank says that Morocco is “well positioned to benefit from its head-start at a time when other regional powers are beginning to think more seriously about their own renewable energy programs”: It may be famous for its meandering medinas and the scenic Atlas Mountains, but Morocco might soon make its name as a solar superpower. The north-western African nation is building the world’s biggest concentrated solar power plant, ...

All Eyes on Morocco’s Solar Wave | Forbes

Morocco’s renewables boom is gaining lots of attention this month, with a major solar plant coming online in the next few weeks: With about a month to go before the first stage of the country’s sprawling solar project is scheduled to go live, Morocco is racing to set the stage for what it hopes will soon provide renewable power for the entire country – and possibly more. In recent years, ...

Morocco will launch Africa’s biggest solar farm | The Telegraph

The first phase of Morocco’s Noor solar plant will come online next month, on its way to power a million homes: Morocco will host the world’s largest concentrated solar power plant at the edge of the Sahara desert, to help generate renewable electricity which will power nearly half of the country by 2020. The first phase of the project, a 160 MW power plant called Noor 1, will be completed ...

Morocco ONEE to invest USD 800 million in energy in 2016 | SeeNews Renewables

Morocco is expanding investment into domestic renewable energy production: Moroccan electricity and water utility company ONEE will have MAD 7.7 billion (USD 786 million/ EUR 711 million) to spend on investments in the country electricity sector in 2016, an increase of MAD 1.4 billion compared to the budget in 2015. According to documents related to Morocco’s bill on state budget for 2016, investment will be channeled primarily into the development ...
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