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Morocco’s NOOR Concentrated Solar Power Projects Support Africa’s Energy Transition

Morocco is playing an important role in Africa’s energy transition with the Noor Ouarzazate solar complex, according to a June 18 report by African Development Bank (AfDB) Group. The complex, southeast of Marrakech, is the largest concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in the world and its development benefited from $485 [...]

Morocco Pioneers PV with Thermal Storage at 800 MW Midelt Cocentrated Solar Power Project

Morocco’s 800 MW solar hybrid project at Midelt will be the first solar project in the world to include thermal (heat) storage of PV (Photovoltaic) as well as CSP (Concentrated Solar Power). Midelt’s first-of-a-kind hybrid solar and shared storage project will deliver dispatchable solar at 7 cents per kWh. [...]

The Noor Concentrated Solar Power Complex and BASF’s 24-Hour Molten Salt Solutions

Molten salt, which is produced by companies such as BASF, is being used in concentrating solar power plants to provide efficient thermal energy storage and is part of the overall solution to the question of the viability of renewable energy in the fight against climate change. Solar Thermal Energy: A [...]

Innovative mirrors key to next generation Concentrated Solar Power system

Great Falls, VA, USA  247Solar Inc., developer of the breakthrough 247Solar Plant, announced that it has signed a supply agreement with Chinese engineering and manufacturing firm CASEN Investment Co. (formerly DK Solar) to provide  their heliostats (solar mirrors) and associated control systems for its first operational demonstration plant, under construction [...]

Morocco, Arab Leader in Electricity Generation from Renewable Energy

Morocco aims to have renewable energy constitute 42% of its energy production by the end of 2020. Morocco remains a leader in the Arab world in terms of electricity from renewable energy, a study from the King Abdullah Center for Petroleum Studies and Research has found. The study reveals Morocco [...]

Azelio’s verification Concentrated Solar Power project in Morocco delivers first electricity

Azelio's verification project in Morocco has been completed and the first electricity has been produced according to plan: that is, by the end of the year. The verification of Azelio's solution for the storage and production of sustainable electricity on demand around the clock, is a significant step in the [...]

Enerray has inaugurated the Concentrated Solar Power CSP-ORC PLUS in Morocco

Enerray has inaugurated the solar thermodynamic plant of the Green Energy Park in Ben Guerir, Morocco. The ORC-PLUS project, born on 01/06/2015, aims at developing an innovative Thermal Energy Storage system (TES) which is optimised for CSP plants in the scale of 1-5 MWe. This will improve the dispatchability [...]

EBRD grants €45 million loan for Noor Midelt I concentrated solar power project

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has granted a €45 million loan for the construction of the Noor Midelt I hybrid concentrated solar power + PV plant. It will have a capacity of 800 MW. New funds have recently been allocated to the development of the Noor [...]

Noor Ouarzazate Concentrated Solar Power among top ten most influential renewable energy projects, according to PMI

ACCIONA took part in the design and construction of the Noor I CSP plant  (160 MW) that is part of this complex in the province of Ouarzazate, Morocco.   The Noor Ouarzazate energy complex, which includes the Noor I CSP plant that was designed and constructed by ACCIONA together with [...]

Moroccan concentrated solar power plant hailed as shining example

Efforts by the North African country to tap into the potential offered by renewable energy should be replicated at EU level, according to the head of a successful Moroccan energy agency. So successful has the country been in meeting its electricity needs that it has easily exceeded it’s planned 35 [...]

Masen has extended the tender for the Noor Midelt II concentrated solar power project to October 2019

The Moroccan Sustainable Energy Agency (Masen) has extended the deadline for the tender for the Noor Midelt II solar project to October 2019. The closing date for the call for expressions of interest was initially set at 16 September 2019. Independent power producers (IPPs) who are interested in the call [...]

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Morocco Lights the Way to More Solar Power Production

More than a third of Morocco’s electricity production capacity comes from renewable sources: Hydro, wind energy, and solar. But after counting imports, Morocco uses far more fossil fuels than renewables. If you drive east of Marrakech for several hours on the N9 highway, ascending into the High Atlas Mountains [...]

247Solar and Masen Ink Agreement for First Operational Next Generation Concentrated Solar Power Plant

247Solar Inc., developer of the breakthrough 247Solar Plant™ that operates every hour of the year, today announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to build its first full-scale system in Ouarzazate, Morocco, in collaboration with Masen, the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy. Masen is responsible for managing [...]