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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 [...]

Morocco prioritises world’s largest concentrated solar power plant

Morocco's status as a global poster-boy for renewable energy was confirmed in May when it signed a $780mn contract to build Noor Midelt, a plant that solves solar energy's biggest problem: what happens when the sun goes down? The plant, to be built by a French-led consortium, combines two solar [...]

Morocco prioritises world’s largest concentrated solar power plant

Morocco's status as a global poster-boy for renewable energy was confirmed in May when it signed a $780mn contract to build Noor Midelt, a plant that solves solar energy's biggest problem: what happens when the sun goes down? The concentrated solar power plant, to be built by a French-led consortium, [...]

Morocco follows lowest ever Concentrated Solar Power price with fresh tender

Morocco has launched a tender for the 230 MW Noor Midelt II CSP-PV plant in central Morocco, following the recent allocation of the 800 MW Noor Midelt I project to an EDF-led consortium at a record-low price of 68 dirhams/MWh ($71/MWh). Developers will have until September 16 to prequalify [...]

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 [...]

Concentrated Solar Power increasing cumulative global capacity more than 11% to just under 5.5 GW in 2018

An estimated 550 MW of concentrating solar thermal power (CSP) came online in 2018, increasing cumulative global capacity more than 11% to just under 5.5 GW. CSP is also known as solar thermal electricity (STE). This annual increase represents the largest gain since 2014, and it occurred despite delays [...]

Noor Midelt winner optimizes Concentrated Solar Power trough, storage to hit record price

An EDF-led group has won the Noor Midelt I project in Morocco with an integrated parabolic trough CSP-PV design which uses multiple energy storage types in a new efficiency breakthrough, TSK, the project's EPC and technology supplier, told New Energy Update. On May 21, Morocco awarded the Noor Midelt I [...]

Morocco’s Ourazazate Noor III Concentrated Solar Power Tower Exceeds Performance Targets

The 150 MW Noor III Concentrated Solar Power tower in Morocco has exceeded performance targets on output and storage integration in the first few months of operation and financing costs for tower storage projects should fall in line with parabolic trough rates going forward, Xavier Lara, Senior Consultant at CSP [...]