Posts Tagged ‘renewable energy’

Five Ways Morocco is a Climate Change Champion

Morocco’s Ochre City Hosts 22nd Conference of Parties on Climate Change November 7-18 Washington, DC, November 7, 2016 (MACP) — Today, the 22nd Conference of the Parties to the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP 22) opened in Marrakesh, Morocco—a “perfect place for the world’s biggest climate change conference,” according to Quartz. Indeed Morocco’s decades-long commitment to clean and sustainable energy is widely recognized, most recently by the 2016 ...

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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Morocco’s King Mohammed VI Inaugurates Phase I of World’s Largest Solar Power Plant

New Complex Shows Morocco’s Continued Leadership on Climate Change Washington, DC, February 4, 2016 (MACP) — Morocco’s King Mohammed VI inaugurated Noor 1, the first phase of what will become the largest concentrated solar power plant in the world, in a ceremony attended by world and industry leaders on Thursday near the Moroccan city of Ouarzazate. At completion, the 580 MW complex will provide clean electricity for more than one ...

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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 ...
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