10.5 GW African-European RE Project Moves Forward
Taqa & Octopus Energy’s £30 Million Funding For Xlinks’ Morocco-UK Renewable Energy Project
Friday, 28 Apr 2023
UK based Xlinks First Limited has secured £25 million funding from Middle East and North Africa region utility Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (Taqa) and £5 million from UK headquartered energy company Octopus Energy Group for its Morocco-UK renewable electricity project.
IFC Backs Solar Power In Morocco
Moroccan Fertilizer Company OCP Gets €100 Million IFC Loan For 202 MW Solar PV Projects
Thursday, 13 Apr 2023
The world’s ‘largest’ phosphate-based fertilizer producer OCP Group has secured a €100 million green loan from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) for a combined 202 MW solar PV capacity development for green fertilizer production in Africa.
Now Time To Explore Renewable Energy Manufacturing In Africa
African Solar PV Manufacturing Can Be Cost Competitive With China, Says SEForALL In New Report On African Renewable Energy Manufacturing Potential
Tuesday, 24 Jan 2023
The African continent has the potential to install 180 GW renewable energy capacity by 2030 and 1.2 TW by 2050 and to get there, it needs to scale up its manufacturing capabilities with a helping hand from its main trade partner China, says Sustainab.
Morocco’s EPC Tender For 260 MW Solar
Masen Seeking EPC Bidders For 260 MW Solar Power Capacity In Morocco
Monday, 11 Jul 2022
The Moroccan Agency for Sustainable Energy (Masen) has launched a call for EPC service providers to enter the competitive bidding round for building 260 MW solar power capacity in the form of 7 plants in eastern and southern parts of the North African country.
AMEA Power Wins 72 MW Solar In Morocco
UAE’s AMEA Power Announces Winning 2×36 MW Solar Capacity In Moroccan Auction
Wednesday, 20 Apr 2022
UAE based thermal and renewable energy projects developer and operator AMEA Power says it has won a total of 72 MW solar power capacity in an international bidding process concluded in Morocco.
3.6 GW RE From Morocco To Great Britain
Xlinks’ 10.5 GW Solar & Wind Project To Power Great Britain Via Sea
Tuesday, 28 Sep 2021
Large scale solar and wind energy facilities with a combined 10.5 GW capacity in a solar rich region of Morocco could supply 3.6 GW of reliable and clean energy to Great Britain through sub-sea cables.
400 MW Solar PV Tender Launched In Morocco
Morocco Seeking Expression Of Interest From Developers For 400 MW Solar Power Capacity To Be Set Up Across Nine Sites Under Noor PV II
Thursday, 06 Feb 2020
Masen has launched a tender for 400 MW PV capacity to be set up under the first phase of Morocco's Noor PV II program. Pictured is Morocco’s Noor Ouarzazate III solar power project.
EDF Renewables Consortium Wins Morocco Tender
Moroccan Agency For Sustainable Energy Selects EDF Renewables Led Consortium To Build 800 MW Noor Midelt I Solar Power Project: Reuters
Thursday, 23 May 2019
In June 2017, Masen shortlisted 5 consortiums for the 800 MW Noor Midelt I solar power tender, out of which Reuters says it has now selected a EDF Renewables led group to finally build the project. Pictured is the desert landscape in Morocco.
Morocco Shortlists Five Consortia For Noor I
Big Names Interested In Developing Hybrid Solar PV & CSP Projects Pre-Qualified By Morocco’s Masen
Wednesday, 21 Jun 2017
The gross capacity tendered for CSP under Phase I of Noor Midelt is between 150 and 190 MW for each project. The winning developers of the 5 short-listed companies will be required to offer PV capacity on their own.
Rural Electrification In Morocco
Installation Of Solar Home Systems In 940 Villages Reaches Halfway Mark
Monday, 11 Apr 2016
Abu Dhabi based renewable energy firm, Masdar along with Morocco’s Office National de l’Electricité et de l’Eau Potable (ONEE) have reached the half way mark of a rural electrification project that aims to install solar home systems in 940 villages across Morocco.
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