TAQA to spend USD 1.6 bn in renewables in Morocco
The Moroccan subsidiary of Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (TAQA) is preparing to invest USD 1.6 billion (EUR 1.5 bn) in renewable resource projects in the North African nation by the end of this decade, its chairman Abdul Majeed Eraqi stated on Tuesday as cited by regional media.
Mar 8, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, Africa, Morocco, TAQA
Morocco Eyes 1.6 GW Renewables with $1.95 Billion Investment in Disputed Western Sahara Area
The renewable resource projects are being applied in the contested Western Sahara area. The RE capacity represents concerning 36 percent of the complete capacity which is currently being set up in Morocco.
Feb 9, 2023 // Markets & Finance News, NTPC, Africa, Morocco, masen, Xlinks, Africa renewable energy, Leila Benali, Western Sahara
Voltalia take advantage of growth, EPC device performance in Q2
French renewables firm Voltalia's Q2 revenues were up 26% year-on-year to EUR111 million (US$ 113 million) as its project advancement, building and construction as well as devices purchase section continued to grow.
Jul 22, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, EPC, IPP, Europe, Africa, Morocco, Albania, developer, company results
MENA to include 50GW of utility-scale solar by 2030, report says
Countries between East as well as North Africa have plans to increase utility-scale solar capacity by 49.5 GW by 2030, according to Global Energy Monitor (GEM).
Jun 30, 2022 // Markets & Finance News, UTILITY-SCALE SOLAR, Africa, middle east, mena, Morocco
UK financier sustains 10.5 GW wind-solar project in Morocco with submarine cable
UK-based Xlinks plans to build 10.5 GW of wind and also solar in Morocco as well as sell the power in the UK. London-based investment firm Octopus Energy said it signed up with pressures with the project developer, Xlinks, to aid it progress with building.
May 20, 2022 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, UK, Europe, Africa, Octopus Energy, Morocco, PV Power Plant, Dave Lewis, Simon Morrish
10.5 GW Solar, Wind and Storage Space Project in Morocco
British company Xlinks is developing a 10.5 GW solar-plus-wind project, incorporated with a battery storage center, in Morocco's Guelmim Oued Noun area. Of the created quantity, 3.6 GW renewable energy will be supplied to the UK via the globe's longest subsea cables.
Sep 30, 2021 // Plants, UK, Europe, Africa, Morocco, Renewable Energy, Battery Storage Facility, solar-plus-wind project, Xlinks
Moroccan solar-wind huge hybrid unveiled
A 10.5 GW solar-plus-wind project is under advancement in Morocco's Guelmim Oued Noun region, with 3.6 GW of this to be exported to Great Britain.
Sep 27, 2021 // Plants, Storage, United Kingdom, Europe, Great Britain, Africa, solar-plus-wind, Morocco, solar wind hybrid
ST's Bouskoura Plant to Utilize 50% Energy from Renewables by 2022
French-Italian semiconductor producing firm STMicroelectronics has actually announced that its Bouskoura site in Morocco will certainly obtain 50% of its energy from renewable resources by 2022 compared to 1% in 2020, as part of its activity strategy to accomplish carbon-neutrality by 2027.
Jul 28, 2021 // Markets & Finance News, Africa, Morocco, Renewable Energy, Bouskoura, STMicroelectronics, Fabrice Gomez
Morocco tenders 400 MW solar projects
The Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen) has actually released a tender to establish 400 MW of solar projects as a part of its Noor PV-II multi-site program. According to Mercom Capital Group, the extent of job consists of the style, financing, and building and construction of solar projects as well as their upkeep and procedure.
Jan 8, 2021 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, tender, Africa, Morocco, Solar Project
Test bench compares floating PV with onshore solar arrays
Moroccan researchers have actually established a brand-new floating PV test bench. They assert floating solar arrays use far better power returns than roof and ground-mounted PV systems, with reduced module operating temperatures.
Aug 31, 2020 // Technology, Floating PV, floating PV, Africa, Morocco
Parabolic bifacial module with active cooling system
Researchers in Morocco have actually made a brand-new bifacial module with a cooling system, based upon bifacial parabolic solar cells that are attached to each various other through tubes for panel cooling. They are currently patenting the tech, however have yet to produce a first prototype.
Jun 22, 2020 // Technology, Africa, Morocco, Parabolic bifacial module, cooling system, USMBA, El Ghzizal
A brand-new PV emulator to examine the I-V account of photovoltaic panels
The tool is based upon a state-feedback flexible control system in a real-time controller. According to its designers, it can attain great vibrant reaction and also flaunts far better transmission capacity than present business options.
Mar 2, 2020 // Technology, Manufacturing News, Africa, Morocco, PV panel, PV emulator
Morocco on the lookout for designers for brand-new 400MW PV push
Morocco is to hold a tender to agreement another major batch of solar PV across the country, as part of wider efforts to release 3GW of renewables in between 2020 and 2030.
Feb 4, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, BNEF, auctions, Africa, BloombergNEF, tenders, Morocco, masen, noor
Morocco kicks off tender for 400 MW solar park
The Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy has started to pre-qualify developers for the first phase of the Noor PV II solar project.
Jan 31, 2020 // Plants, Large-Scale, Commercial, Markets & Finance News, pv power plants, Africa, Morocco
Azelio’s storage solution switched on at Noor-Ouarzazate complex
Swedish storage company Azelio has started producing electricity from energy storage at a verification project at the Noor-Ouarzazate solar power station in Morocco.
Jan 2, 2020 // Storage, ENERGY STORAGE, solar plus storage, Africa, Morocco, Concentrated solar power, azelio, northern africa