Morocco

Morocco’s Experience in Concentrated Solar Power Projects

Morocco is racing toward a renewable energy in overall electricity generation target of 42% by 2020 and 52% by 2030. As part of efforts, Morocco has earmarked 2.3 billion dollars to boost the use of solar energy in agricultural production. This investment is meant to bolster the use of solar [...]

2017-08-15T14:22:48+00:00 15-08-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

Shall Concentrated Solar Power Help Desalination Technology?

This summer, the Spanish firm Abengoa announced it had signed an agreement with a Moroccan government agency to forge ahead with the first phase of a project to build the world’s largest renewable energy-driven seawater desalination plant. Abengoa will undertake the engineering, construction, operation and maintenance of the plant for [...]

Morocco set to implement Midelt Phase I Concentrated Solar Power Project

Morocco is set to construct the Midelt Phase I CSP Project, which will generate solar power through an innovative hybrid concentrated solar power (CSP) and photovoltaic (PV) solution. This is after the African Development Bank (AfDB) and the World Bank each approved finance of $25 million for the project. The funds [...]

2017-07-06T08:52:55+00:00 06-07-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Morocco secures loan for concentrated solar power

Morocco received approval for a $25 million loan from the Climate Investment Funds’ Clean Technology Fund (CIF CTF) for a project to generate solar power through an innovative hybrid Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and Photovoltaic (PV) solution. The Midelt Phase I Concentrated Solar Power Project is being supported by the [...]

Morocco shortlists five international bids for Noor Midelt PV-Concentrated Solar Power project

Five CSP consortia have prequalified to bid for Morocco's Noor Midelt Phase I combined PV and CSP project, the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) said in a statement. Noor Midelt Phase I consists of two hybrid PV-CSP projects each of CSP gross capacity 150 MW-190 MW. The five shortlisted [...]

Cleanergy AB had signed an agreement with Masen to deliver concentrated solar power (CSP) technology to Morocco

Morocco-based Masen, a leading renewable energy company, said its president Mustapha Bakkoury recently visited Sweden to meet the country's governmental energy agencies and Cleanergy AB to discuss collaboration opportunities. Cleanergy AB is a privately held high-tech small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) specialised in the supply of Stirling engine-based renewable energy [...]

Morocco shortlists 5 consortia for 800 MW Noor Midelt solar hybrid Concentrated Solar Power & PV project

The Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) has shortlisted 5 consortia to bid for the phase 1 of the 800 MW Noor Midelt solar power complex. Noor Midelt is the first complex that specifies hybrid plants including both CSP and PV. Total capacity is expected to reach 400 MW, of which [...]

Morocco’s advancing the largest Concentrated Solar Power &PV Solar array

With vigor and vision, the government of Morocco is racing toward a renewable energy target of 42% by 2020 under the Moroccan Solar Plan (MSP), which entails an investment of USD 9 billion to achieve 2 GW of solar energy installed capacity by 2020. Click to free download Report on [...]

2017-06-01T15:11:23+00:00 01-06-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Top News|Tags: , , , |

Valve control for Concentrated Solar Power project in Morocco

Sarah Kellett explains how advanced valve control supports the world’s largest concentrated solar power plant Rotork works closely with the solar energy industry to integrate economical and efficient intelligent valve actuation and control solutions into the design of concentrated solar power (CSP) plants. The giant Noor CSP in Morocco is [...]

2017-05-24T13:39:24+00:00 24-05-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

BASF contributes to sustainable construction for the largest concentrated solar power plant in Morocco

Stage one of the three-phase construction project of the Noor solar complex was set in motion in February 2016. Innovative solutions based on the BASF Construction Chemicals division’s global knowledge and experience are used in the construction of the concentrated solar power system – a more complicated process to install [...]

2017-05-24T13:33:31+00:00 24-05-2017|Categories: Sin categoría|Tags: , , |

Ouarzazate stands the future largest concentrated solar power plant

In the middle of the Moroccan desert in the Drâa-Tafilalet region, a few kilometres from the city of Ouarzazate stands the future largest concentrated solar power plant in the world. Ouarzazate Solar Power Complex began in May 2013 and went into operation in February 2016 on an area of [...]

2017-05-04T23:14:13+00:00 04-05-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Top News|Tags: , |

BASF contributes to the largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant in Morocco

Stage one of the three-phase construction project of the Noor solar complex was set in motion in February 2016. Innovative solutions based on the BASF Construction Chemicals division's global knowledge and experience are used in the construction of the concentrated solar power system – a more complicated process to install [...]

2017-05-02T21:34:45+00:00 02-05-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

12 Things You Didn’t Know About The World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant In Morocco

Morocco will be home to the world’s largest concentrated solar power plant when it is fully built in 2018, producing enough energy to power over a million homes in the country once it is completed. The Noor Complex will lower carbon emissions by an astonishing 760,000 tons per year when it [...]

2017-04-27T14:45:42+00:00 25-04-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |