Morocco's Noor solar energy program

Last Modified: Thu Apr 06 2017 15:06:42 GMT+0530 (India Standard Time)
  • 2,000 MW
    installed capacity from solar energy to be achieved by 2020, representing 14% of the total energy mix in that year.
  • 5,000 MW
    installed capacity from solar energy to be achieved by 2030, representing 20% of the total energy mix in that year.
  • 5
    major sites - Ouarzazate, Ain Bni Mathar, Foum Al Oued, Boujdour and Sebkhat Tah - have been chosen where solar parks will be set using one of two technologies - Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) and Photovoltaic.
  • 3.7 million tonnes
    resulting annual reduction in CO2 emissions once the goal is achieved.
  • 582 MW
    planned installed capacity of Noor Quarzazate - a 4 plant CSP and PV combination solar complex at Quarzazate.
  • 800 MW
    planned installed capacity of Noor Midelt - a 2x400 MW complex to be developed at Midelt.