Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) consists of the concentration and the use of solar energy in a thermodynamic cycle to produce electricity via a turbine. Compared to other technologies, CSP is grid friendly and dispatchable thanks mainly to its efficient and cost effective energy storage. However, in order to produce a [...]
Morocco expects to announce the results of prequalification for Noor Midelt CSP projects in the coming weeks and will launch the tender by the start of next year, Mustapha Bakkoury, president of the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (Masen) told Reuters November 14. The Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) [...]
Morocco to tender for 800 MW concentrated solar power (CSP) and photovoltaic (PV) technologies by start of 2017
Morocco plans to launch tenders for the construction of two solar plants with a combined capacity of up to 800 megawatts (MW) by the start of 2017, the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (Masen) said. The agency invited pre-qualification bids from investors last month for the construction and operation of [...]
Morocco’s first solar power plant, built by an international consortium led by Saudi Arabia’s Acwa Power, was recently inaugurated at a location about 20 km from the city of Ouarzazate, a report said. The Noor1 project is expected to provide one million Moroccan homes with electricity by 2018. “We are [...]
With targeted capacity of up to 550 MW, the Ouarzazate site will be the largest solar complex in the world. The second power plant in the complex will be built during this phase of the project. It will be a 150 to 200 MW CSP (Concentrated Solar Power) parabolic trough [...]
These agreements concern MASEN’s strategic acquisition of 50%, alongside Alcen group, in the Alsolen company, which is active in solar thermal technology.
Morocco’s ambitious Noor-Quarzazate Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project has received financial backing from the European Union.
Masen announces financial close of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) projects NOOR Ouarzazate II, III in Morocco
PPAs will represent one of the lowest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) tariffs worldwide
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.
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.
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 megawatt (MW) in the southern Moroccan city of Ouarzazate.
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 has raised more than $2 billion (1.7 billion euros) for the next phase of a huge Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project.