Morocco delays inauguration of world’s largest solar plant

first_imgMorocco delays inauguration of world’s largest solar plantNo explanation given for postponement of opening ceremony for Noor-1 plant, the CSP development located in Ouarzazate that will become the largest solar power production facility in the world when complete. December 28, 2015 pv magazine Manufacturing Markets Markets & Policy Share Morocco’s solar energy agency Masen has called-off the inauguration ceremony for the Noor-1 concentrated solar power (CSP) plant – due to be held this Sunday – with no reason given for the postponement.According to AFP, the communications agency acting on behalf of Masen was unable to explain why the hotly anticipated inauguration had been canceled.The first phase of the Noor-1 CSP plant is 160 MW in capacity, but the entire complex – once completed – will be 580 MW in size, making it the world’s largest solar power production project.Popular content The Hydrogen Stream: 20 MW green hydrogen plant in Finland, two Australian projects move forward Sergio Matalucci 20 April 2021 pv-magazine.com Storegga, Shell and Harbour Energy want to set up a 20 MW blue hydrogen production facility in the U.K. Australia’s Origin Energy wants to build a hy… Enabling aluminum in batteries Mark Hutchins 27 April 2021 pv-magazine.com Scientists in South Korea and the UK demonstrated a new cathode material for an aluminum-ion battery, which achieved impressive results in both speci… ITRPV: Large formats are here to stay Mark Hutchins 29 April 2021 pv-magazine.com The 2021 edition of the International Technology Roadmap for Photovoltaics (ITRPV) was published today by German engineering association VDMA. 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