Morocco largest Concentrated Solar Power complex NOOR 1,2,3

Morocco largest Concentrated Solar Power complex NOOR 1,2,3

The Morocco Ouarzazate CSP complex at the junction of the Atlas Mountains and Sahara Desert will be the largest CSP complex in the world upon completion. Noor 2 and Noor 3, the second and third phases, will have 200 MW and 150 MW capacity respectively. Noor 1 has three hours thermal energy storage. Noor 2, also based on parabolic trough technology, has six hours storage, and Noor 3, with its 250m power tower, will have seven-and-a-half hours storage.

Noor Ouarzazate consists of Noor 1 (left), Noor 2 (center), and Noor 3 (right). (Image credit: SENER)

Picture: Overview of Noor 2&3

160MW Noor 1 Parabolic Trough CSP Plant

3 hour storage,started operation in early 2016

Picture: Overview of the three Noor CSP plants

160MW Noor 1 Parabolic Trough CSP Plant

3 hour storage,started operation in early 2016

Picture: Overview of Noor 1

Picture: Solar field collector of Noor 2

200MW Noor 2 Parabolic Trough CSP Plant

6 hour storage,connected to grid successfully on Jan.10 2018

World largest capacity in a single CSP plant

Picture: Parabolic trough of Noor 2

Picture: Overview of Noor 2

Picture: Power block of Noor 2

150MW Noor 3 Molten Salt Tower CSP Plant

7.5 hour storage,tower height as 250 meters

To be completed soon earlier 2018

Picture: Overview of Noor 3

Picture: Receiver Tower of Noor 3

More news on Noor CSP complex, please keep eye on CSP Focus website or LinkedIn. And you may also join upcoming CSP Focus China Mar.22-23 Beijing or CSP Focus MENA Jun.27-28 Morrocco events.

2018-02-12T09:33:47+00:00 12-02-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Storage, Top News|Tags: , , |