Marruecos

Morocco: The pre-qualification phase for the Noor Midelt II Concentrated Solar Power project launched

The Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen) has just launched a call for pre-qualification (RfQ) for the second plant of the Noor Midelt solar complex (Noor Midelt II), as part of the development of the solar complex Noor Midelt. This call, which also comes after the auction of the [...]

Noor Ouarzazate III central receiver concentrated solar power plant with storage completes its reliability test

The consortium formed by SENER and SEPCO III has completed the reliability test for the 150-MW Noor Ouarzazate III concentrated solar power plant. It is one more step in the start-up of the facility, which is nearing commercial operation and final delivery to the client. With this reliability test, [...]

The NOORo I, II and III concentrated solar power plants at COP22

NOORo I, NOORo II and NOORo III, three solar thermoelectric power plants belonging to the largest solar complex on the planet, located in Ouarzazate (Morocco), are turnkey developments of the SENER engineering and technology group, in which the latter provides its own technology. These facilities are expected to attract the [...]

SENER signs contract for 500 million Euros in the world’s largest concentrated solar power (CSP) complex

Following a contract won in Morocco worth more than 500 million Euros, the technology and engineering group SENER is beginning construction of concentrated solar power (CSP) plants Noor II and Noor III.

ACWA and SENER wins the contract for Noor 2 and Noor 3 of the Ouarzazate Concentrated Solar Power Complex in Morocco

The engineering and technology group SENER is involved in the consortium that was awarded the contract for construction of the concentrated solar power (CSP) plants Noor 2 and Noor 3.

ACWA Power wins Morocco Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) deal

A consortium led by Saudi Arabia's ACWA Power International has won a 1.7 billion euro contract to build two concentrated solar power (CSP) plants totalling 350 megawatts in the southern Moroccan city of Ouarzazate.

Germany provides $800 million loan for Moroccan Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

The German government has provided a €654 million ($800 million) loan for two concentrated solar power (CSP) parks under construction in Morocco’s Ouarzazate region that will have a combined capacity of 350 MW.

Morocco raises 1.7 bn euros for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants

Morocco has raised more than $2 billion (1.7 billion euros) for the next phase of a huge Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project.

First Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in Africa awarded by the African Development Bank

With 160 hectares and located 81 km south of Oujda and about 30 km from the Algerian border, Ain Beni Mathar was opened on May 12, 2010 as the first concentrated solar thermal plant in Africa.

EU funded with 40 million euros Noor II Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) in Morocco

Support for the Noor 2 Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and the Eolien Wind Energy (to be confirmed) programmes, worth 40 and 15 million euros respectively.

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) in Morocco has the potential to become a renewables hub in North Africa

In the solar sector, the 160 MW Nour 1 concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Quarzazate is a prime example of the type of project that will attract investment.

Ouarzazate Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant receives over US$200 million in funding from AfDB

The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved two loans, totaling €176 million (US$216 million) for the second phase of the Ouarzazate Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in Morocco.

FLABEG FE completes mirror delivery for the 160 MW Noor I Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in Morocco

FLABEG FE supplied more than 530,000 solar mirrors for the Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) parabolic trough plant.