Morocco

AfDB grants loan support to Noor concentrated solar power project

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has approved $324-million in loan support to two renewable energy projects in Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire that are expected to significantly increase power supplies and boost economic growth in those countries. The loan support is in line with the AfDB’s New Deal on Energy [...]

Concentrated Solar Power Sparks Jobs, Technology, Investment in Morocco

Concentrated Solar Power, CSP, is huge in Morocco. Literally, it’s huge. Panels almost the size of tennis courts stretch across acres of desert at the 4 Noor plants in Ouarzazate, providing enough power to light up Marrakesh at night. Learn how it’s done, what it means to the Moroccan economy [...]

The largest stake holder in the largest concentrated solar power plant in Africa called Ouarzazate NOOR

Morocco has a goal to achieve forty two percent of renewable energy target for 2020. And with the current power plants that are operating and some under development cum construction; Morocco is already heading towards the next target for 2030. One of the firms; active in the renewable energy drive [...]

Morocco pushing renewables boundary with Noor Concentrated Solar Power projects

Faced with an increasing energy consumption of roughly 6% per year and an energy dependence rate of around 95%, the Kingdom of Morocco has set an ambitious objective aiming to source 52% of its installed capacity from renewable energy by 2030, writes Abderrahim Jamrani. Expected to reduce global CO2 emissions [...]

Making seawater into drinking water with the help of the concentrated solar power

In Morocco, a big new solar-powered plant for turning seawater into drinking water is being built. Is the business case for renewable-energy-powered desalination technology becoming strong enough to unleash a boom? This summer, the Spanish firm Abengoa announced it had signed an agreement with a Moroccan government agency to forge [...]

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: , , , |