Posts Tagged ‘renewables’

US-Morocco Kick off Business Development Conference in Rabat April 11-13 – Jean R. AbiNader

Focus on Manufacturing, Renewable Energy, and Gateway to Africa Jean R. AbiNader, MATIC March 14, 2016 The private sector complement to the third Morocco-US Strategic Dialogue, the US-Morocco Business Development Conference, will be held in Rabat April 11-13 featuring site visits that will connect participants to several of the premier business opportunities in the country. The three highlighted themes of the conference are energy, manufacturing, and doing business with Africa, ...

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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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 ...
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