Morocco’s Noor Ouarzazate plant, the largest concentrated solar power plant in the world, could power more than one million homes, CNN said in a focus on the Kingdom’s renewable energy projects. “Built on an area of more than 3,000 hectares – the size of 3,500 football fields – The Noor [...]
SENER is putting into operation, on a multi-phase basis, the different components of the Noor Ouarzazate III (NOORo III) solar thermal power plant. This plant is the second plant designed and built by SENER using its own central receiver tower and molten salt heat storage technology, and one of the [...]
ACWA Power Group is putting the finishing touches on the second and fourth stations of the giant Noor Ouarzazate Solar Power Complex before they are officially run in the coming days. When these two plants become officially operational, ACWA Power will have completed 74 percent of the world's largest [...]
The engineering and technology group SENER, the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (Masen) and the Moroccan Office of Professional Training and Promotion of Employment (OFPPT) have started a second edition of the training programme for future employees of the NOOR Ouarzazate III thermoelectric solar power plant. This initiative, for the [...]
The German government has provided a €654 million ($800 million) loan for two concentrated solar power (CSP) parks under construction in Morocco’s Ouarzazate region that will have a combined capacity of 350 MW.
Morocco has raised more than $2 billion (1.7 billion euros) for the next phase of a huge Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project.
Support for the Noor 2 Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and the Eolien Wind Energy (to be confirmed) programmes, worth 40 and 15 million euros respectively.
Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) in Morocco has the potential to become a renewables hub in North Africa
In the solar sector, the 160 MW Nour 1 concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Quarzazate is a prime example of the type of project that will attract investment.
The African Development Bank Group (AfDB) has approved two loans, totaling €176 million (US$216 million) for the second phase of the Ouarzazate Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in Morocco.
FLABEG FE completes mirror delivery for the 160 MW Noor I Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project in Morocco
FLABEG FE supplied more than 530,000 solar mirrors for the Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) parabolic trough plant.
The German Aerospace Center is testing the performance and durability of reflectors and receivers for concentrated solar power (CSP) plants in Ouarzazate, Morocco and in Bokpoort, South Africa.
ACWA will build a Concentrated Solar Thermal Power parabolic trough plant with a capacity of 160 MW and three hours of thermal storage.
The US$810 million Concentrating Solar Power (CSP) project is expected to be completed in 2015.