Morocco

China help Morocco restructure energy mix via concentrated solar power projects

Driving from Rabat, capital of Morocco, all the way south over the Atlas Mountains, it took eight hours to reach the city of Ouarzazate, the gateway of the Sahara Desert. Looking north from the downtown, a tower measuring 248 meters high shines in the sun. It is the tallest [...]

2018-09-08T07:20:30+00:00 08-09-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

IRENA Director-General Visits World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power Site in Morocco

Mr. Adnan Z. Amin, Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), congratulated His Majesty, King Mohammed VI of Morocco for his country’s remarkable progress in the pursuit of renewable energy, during a recent visit. Mr. Amin was in Tangiers to attend the 19th Throne Day reception – marking [...]

2018-08-22T09:54:38+00:00 21-08-2018|Categories: Sin categoría|Tags: , , , , , , |

Noor III 150 MW Tower Concentrated Solar Power starts Commissioning in Morocco

The world’s biggest solar tower power plant with molten salt storage has begun commissioning in Morocco, and is scheduled to begin production by October. The 150MW Noor Ouarzazate III solar receiver, with 7.5 hours of molten salt storage is only the second big scale project of its type, and trumps [...]

World Bank approves US$125 million financing for second Moroccan PV and Concentrated Solar Power complex NOOR Midelt

The World Bank will provide US$125 million in additional financing for the Noor-Midelt 1 and II plants, which include a combination of concentrated solar power (CSP) and PV. The additional financing for the projects, which are set to have a capacity of 600-800MW, includes US$25 million from the Clean [...]

SUPCON Solar introduce 10MW+50MW tower Concentrated Solar Power plant experience to Morocco

As a well-known CSP tower pioneer in China, SUPCON Solar has been devoting into independent R &D of molten salt CSP tower technology, project development and construction, and focusing on CSP key component development for over 8 years. July 2013, SUPCON built 10MW tower CSP project in Delingha, which is [...]

World Bank Approves Additional Financing for Morocco to Develop a Second Concentrated Solar Power Complex

The World Bank announced today US$125 million in additional support for Morocco’s adoption of innovative solar technology, as part of the national goal of developing the country’s world-class solar and wind energy resources to reduce the dependence on fossil fuels and move toward a green energy future. The additional financing, [...]

World biggest concentrated solar power tower with storage NOORo 3 starts commissioning

The world’s biggest solar tower power plant with molten salt storage has begun commissioning in Morocco, and is scheduled to begin production by October. The 150MW Noor Ouarzazate III solar receiver, with 7.5 hours of molten salt storage is only the second big scale project of its type, and trumps [...]

SENER starts up Noor Ouarzazate III concentrated solar power receiver

SENER is putting into operation, on a multi-phase basis, the different components of the Noor Ouarzazate III (NOORo III) solar thermal power plant. This plant is the second plant designed and built by SENER using its own central receiver tower and molten salt heat storage technology, and one of the [...]

ACWA Power Prepares to Run 2 Concentrated Solar Power Plants in Moroccan Ouarzazate

ACWA Power Group is putting the finishing touches on the second and fourth stations of the giant Noor Ouarzazate Solar Power Complex before they are officially run in the coming days. When these two plants become officially operational, ACWA Power will have completed 74 percent of the world's largest [...]

The world’s largest concentrated solar power plant built with Industeel’s stainless steel

Nour Ouarzazate Solar Power Complex, the world’s largest concentrated solar power plant will enable Morocco to source almost half the country’s energy from renewables by 2020. The third phase of the project, Noor III, which will be operational as from October 2018, is being constructed near Ouarzazate, in Morocco, with [...]

EDF talk on Morocco 800 MW NOOR Midelt Concentrated Solar Power+PV hybrid solar project

The Noor Midelt project is one of the initiatives under the Noor Solar Plan, which aims at producing a total capacity of 2,000 MW by 2020. The first phase of Noor Midelt is expected to consist of two 400MW hybrid concentrated solar power (CSP) and photovoltaic (PV) plants. For each [...]

2018-05-22T12:04:24+00:00 22-05-2018|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Collaboration between Cleanergy and Masen in Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and Thermal Energy Storage (TES)

Swedish solar technology firm Cleanergy has announced joint collaboration with Masen (Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy) to step up their joint quest for low cost solar energy storage. Storage of renewable energy for on-demand distribution of cost competitive and clean electricity is key for fossil-free power generation, said a statement [...]

Morocco expects price drop for hybrid Concentrated Solar Power plant

Design innovations and a favorable development framework should see Morocco hit its lowest prices for the hybrid PV-CSP Noor Midelt project and the country is joining global support schemes to diversify its funding supply, an official at the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen), said. ACWA Power's Noor III CSP [...]