12 Things You Didn’t Know About The World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant In Morocco

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Written by Peter Pedroncelli

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 is fully operational.

The first of four phases was completed in February 2016, with the Noor 2 CSP and Noor 3 CSP still under development – it is around 75 percent built at this stage.

The fourth phase of the project was launched by Morocco’s King Mohammed VI this month, with the 70 MW Noor Ouarzazate IV PV plant successfully launched in what is a globally heralded project.

We take a look at 12 things you didn’t know about the world’s largest concentrated solar plant in Morocco.

Sources: WorldBank, CIF, PV-Magazine, MiddleEastConfidential, MedaAfricaTimes.