The world’s largest solar power plant starts up in Morocco

Morocco The first part of record project inaugurated.

The first part of the world's largest solar power plant, named Noor 1, was inaugurated in early February by King Mohammed VI of Morocco. Noor 1, near the city Ouarzazata, is expected to provide 650,000 people with 160 MW of solar thermal energy from sunrise to three hours after sunset. The solar power plant’s following two parts, Noor Noor II and III, are scheduled for completion in 2018 in order to supply 1.1 million people with 580 MW of solar power.

MIT Technology Review

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