Renewable energy body MASEN launches tender to pick firms to deploy portfolio at nine preliminary locations country-wide, with the government set to pre-equip sites.
The World Bank will provide US$125 million in additional financing for the Noor-Midelt 1 and II plants, which include a combination of concentrated solar power (CSP) and PV.
ACWA Power has broken ground on the 72MW Noor Ouarzazate IV plant – the first phase of the Noor Solar Plan, which aims to develop 2GW of solar by 2020.
Saudi Arabian power engineering firm Acwa Power and China’s Chint group have chosen EPC specialist Sterling and Wilson (S&W) to construct a 170MW solar PV facility in Morocco.
Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) has selected Saudi Arabian power engineering firm ACWA Power and China’s Chint group to develop three solar plants with a combined capacity of 170MW as part of the NOOR PV I project in Morocco.
The first portion of North Africa’s largest solar installation was successfully connected to the grid in Morocco, Bloomberg reports.