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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: , , |

Masen is offering a PhD in Outdoor Accelerated ageing of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) components

Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) consists of the concentration and the use of solar energy in a thermodynamic cycle to produce electricity via a turbine. Compared to other technologies, CSP is grid friendly and dispatchable thanks mainly to its efficient and cost effective energy storage. However, in order to produce a [...]

2017-03-16T13:20:52+00:00 16-03-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , , |

MENA Concentrated Solar Power Markets, System Value & Financing

Over 100 energy officials united at the world’s largest solar power plant in Ouarzazate for the World Bank’s launching of the “Middle East and North Africa Concentrated Solar Power Knowledge & Innovation Program” (MENA CSP KIP), designed to support MENA officials exploring the potential of concentrated solar power (CSP) [...]

2017-03-15T14:13:13+00:00 14-03-2017|Categories: BREAKING NEWS, NEWS, Sin categoría, Top News|Tags: , , |

New World Bank Program Explores Concentrated Solar Power Potential in Middle East & North Africa

Morocco’s Noor-Ouarzazate Solar complex hosts the launch of the World Bank Middle East & North Africa Concentrated Solar Power Knowledge & Innovation Program. More than 100 senior energy officials from 7 MENA countries have gathered in Ouarzazate, Morocco for the first session of the World Bank Middle East & [...]