Morocco poised to become a solar superpower with launch of desert mega-project

Morocco has switched on phase 1 of its 3-phase mega solar project. When all 3 phases complete in 2018, the farm will be the size of the country’s capital city and will be the world’s largest concentrated solar power plant. The plant will initially provide 650,000 local people with solar electricity from dawn until three hours after sunset. Morocco plans to generate 42% of its energy from renewables by 2020, with one-third of that total coming from solar, wind and hydr

Full article: http://www.theguardian.com/environment/2015/oct/26/morocco-poised-to-become-a-solar-superpower-with-launch-of-desert-mega-project

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