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Expansion of Morocco’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Complex to Provide 1.1 Million Moroccans with Solar Energy

The World Bank Group’s Board of Executive Directors approved a US$519 million project to support Morocco’s ongoing efforts to reduce its dependency on fossil fuels by developing its renewable energy resources. The Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project will back the government’s strategy of harnessing power from the sun through the use of concentrated solar power … Continue reading Expansion of Morocco’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Complex to Provide 1.1 Million Moroccans with Solar Energy

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Flowserve Completes Engineering for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plants in Africa

Flowserve has completed engineering and is now heavily engaged in manufacturing key pumping systems for the Ouarzazate and Bokpoort Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) projects. Flowserve Corporation (NYSE: FLS), a leading provider of flow control products and services for the global infrastructure markets, announced that it has completed engineering and is now heavily engaged in manufacturing … Continue reading Flowserve Completes Engineering for Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Plants in Africa

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Schott may look for partners for its concentrated solar power (CSP) business

Acwa mulls buying the concentrating solar power business from German firm Schott Solar, the Süddeutsche Zeitung newspaper says, citing industry sources. It would be another acquisition of parts of Germany’s ailing solar energy industry. Recently, US investor Kawa Capital Management bought great parts of PV maker Conergy, while Korean conglomerate Hanwha last year bought much … Continue reading Schott may look for partners for its concentrated solar power (CSP) business

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Morocco concentrated solar power (CSP) project gets 654 mln euro German loan

Morocco has secured a 654 million euro loan from German state-owned bank KFW to part-finance two concentrating solar power (CSP) plants totalling 300 megawatts worth an estimated 1.7 billion euros. Tenders for construction of the two solar thermal plants, one of 200 megawatts (MW) and the other of 100 MW, near the southern city of … Continue reading Morocco concentrated solar power (CSP) project gets 654 mln euro German loan

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ACWA Power set to start on concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in South Africa

The Bokpoort Concentrated Solar Power Plant will add socio-economic value to the area, with about $2m of additional investments each year and 60 permanent employment opportunities during its operational life. ACWA Power International, a Saudi-based operator of power and desalinated water plants, is set to begin construction of the $525m Bokpoort Concentrating Solar Power Park … Continue reading ACWA Power set to start on concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in South Africa

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Second phase of Ouarzazate Concentrating Solar Power complex

Masen launches request for qualification process to select potential sponsors to develop the next Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) phase of the Ouarzazate solar power complex. The Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (Masen) has announced on January, 23 the prequalification process for the second phase of the Ouarzazate CSP complex has kicked off. Masen is currently … Continue reading Second phase of Ouarzazate Concentrating Solar Power complex

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Acciona will build one of Africa’s biggest Concentrating Solar Power plants

The Concentrating Solar Power plant will have a maximum installed capacity of 160MW, at an investment of around 500 million euro. Moroccan Government’s Solar Energy Agency (Masen) has selected a project led by Saudi Arabia’s Acwa Power, and made up of a number of companies including Spain’s TSK and Aires, as Preferred Bidder for the first … Continue reading Acciona will build one of Africa’s biggest Concentrating Solar Power plants

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Aries Ingeniería y Sistemas Awarded with the Ouarzazate concentrated solar power project

The consortium formed by Acwa Power International (Acwa Power), Aries Ingeniería y Sistemas (Aries) and TSK Energía y Plantas Industriales (TSK), has been preferred bidder with the first phase of the 500 MW solar project in Morocco. The Ouarzazate Phase 1 Project, a 160MW CSP plant to be built in the area of Ouarzazate, is … Continue reading Aries Ingeniería y Sistemas Awarded with the Ouarzazate concentrated solar power project

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