Posts Tagged ‘renewables’

HM the King Inaugurates Mohammed VI Polytechnic University in Benguerir Green City | MAP

HM King Mohammed VI inaugurated, on Thursday in Benguerir Green City, the Mohammed VI Polytechnic University, a hub for research, training and innovation, and a real bridgehead between Morocco, Africa and the world. This world-class university is the core of the Mohammed VI green city of Benguerir, first city of its kind in the African continent to offer adapted infrastructure, an ecological zone, an organized social life and a lifestyle ...

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. ...

Masdar hits halfway milestone in Morocco electrification project | Renewable Energy Magazine

Morocco’s renewables push isn’t limited to grand infrastructure projects – it also extends to home solar systems: Abu Dhabi’s renewable energy company Masdar has installed 50 percent of the solar homes systems in its innovative project to electrify rural Morocco. The installation of 9,000 out of 17,670 systems across 940 villages comes only a year after the partnership agreement was signed between Masdar and Morocco’s Office National de l’Electricité et ...

From Negotiation to Fulfillment: The First U.N. Climate Conferences of the Paris Era | Center for American Progress

A new report outlines Morocco’s approach to making COP22, the followup to the landmark Paris conference from the previous year, the “Action Conference”: An idiosyncrasy of the international negotiations under the U.N. Framework Convention on Climate Change, or UNFCCC, is that its annual Conference of the Parties, or COP, is hosted by a different country each year. The host country serves as the COP president and takes the lead both in ...

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, ...
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