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ACWA and SENER wins the contract for Noor 2 and Noor 3 of the Ouarzazate Concentrated Solar Power Complex in Morocco

The engineering and technology group SENER is involved in the consortium that was awarded the contract for construction of the concentrated solar power (CSP)  plants Noor 2 and Noor 3, phases 2 and 3 of a large concentrating solar thermal complex in Ouarzazate, in southern Morocco. This was somewhat a repeat decision by the Moroccan … Continue reading ACWA and SENER wins the contract for Noor 2 and Noor 3 of the Ouarzazate Concentrated Solar Power Complex in Morocco

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ACWA Power wins 1.7 bln euro Morocco Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) deal

A consortium led by Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power International has won a 1.7 billion euro contract to build two concentrated solar power (CSP) plants totalling 350 megawatts in the southern Moroccan city of Ouarzazate, the Moroccan solar energy agency (Masen) said in a statement. The two concentrated solar power (CSP) plants are the second phase of … Continue reading ACWA Power wins 1.7 bln euro Morocco Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) deal

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South Africa awards SolarReserve group 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project

The South Africa Department of Energy (DOE) awarded preferred bidder status for a 100 megawatt (MW) Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project to a consortium led by SolarReserve, a leading global developer of utility-scale solar power projects and advanced solar thermal technology, and International Company for Water and Power Projects (ACWA Power), the Saudi water and … Continue reading South Africa awards SolarReserve group 100 MW Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) project

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Germany provides $800 million loan for Moroccan Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

The German government has provided a €654 million ($800 million) loan for two concentrated solar power (CSP) parks under construction in Morocco’s Ouarzazate region that will have a combined capacity of 350 MW. The Noor Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) complex in Ouarzazate will employ three different technologies: parabolic trough, solar tower and photovoltaics. The German … Continue reading Germany provides $800 million loan for Moroccan Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

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Acwa Power wins bid for Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar power plant

Acwa’s current solar portfolio includes a 60 MW PV plant in Bulgaria, a concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in South Africa totalling 50 MW and a 160 MW concentrated solar power (CSP) plant in Morocco.   Dubai Electricity and Water Authority launched the Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar energy plat two years ago as … Continue reading Acwa Power wins bid for Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum solar power plant

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ACWA, Abengoa make lowest bids for 350-MW of Morocco Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

The lowest bids in two tenders for up to 350 MW of concentrated solar power (CSP) capacity in Morocco have been made by tie-ups led by Saudi Arabia’s ACWA Power and Spanish firm Abengoa, Reuters reported.   The lowest bids in two tenders for up to 350 MW of concentrated solar power (CSP) capacity in … Continue reading ACWA, Abengoa make lowest bids for 350-MW of Morocco Concentrated Solar Power (CSP)

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First Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in Morocco solar energy project to open in 2015

Morocco’s first Concentrated Solar Power plant will begin operating in 2015 as part of a multi-billion-euro project the oil-scarce kingdom hopes will satisfy its growing energy needs.     Morocco’s first Concentrated Solar Power plant will begin operating in 2015, an official said Sunday, as part of a multi-billion-euro project the oil-scarce kingdom hopes will … Continue reading First Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plant in Morocco solar energy project to open in 2015

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Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Bokpoort plant in the Northern Cape to be completed by end-2015

The 50 MW Bokpoort concentrated solar power (CSP) plant was over 50% complete and was expected to be completed by December 2015. The 50 MW Bokpoort concentrated solar power (CSP) plant, in the Northern Cape, which is being built as part of the Renewable Energy Independent Power Producer Procurement Programme, was over 50% complete and … Continue reading Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) Bokpoort plant in the Northern Cape to be completed by end-2015

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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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