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World Bank to loan US$125 million to solar complex in Morocco

World Bank to loan US$125 million to solar complex in Morocco

🕔Jun 14, 2018

The World Bank has announced that it is providing US$125 million to the Noor Midelt solar project in Morocco, supporting the development and construction of two concentrated solar power and photovoltaic plants, which will have a total capacity of between 600 and 800 MW.

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IPPToday #114: AfDB announces over US$300 million for renewables in Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire

IPPToday #114: AfDB announces over US$300 million for renewables in Morocco and Côte d’Ivoire

🕔Dec 12, 2017

The African Development Bank (AfDB) has announced that it has approved a loan of US$265 million to support 800 MW of solar projects in Morocco, and will also lend approximately $US59 million to the 44 MW Singrobo-Ahouaty hydropower project in Côte d’Ivoire.

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Morocco, Ghana & Nigeria energy leaders discuss gas projects in Casablanca

Morocco, Ghana & Nigeria energy leaders discuss gas projects in Casablanca

🕔Dec 4, 2017

At a conference in Casablanca last week decision-makers from across North & West Africa met to discuss opportunities for investment in gas infrastructure, project pipelines & strategies for implementation.

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Casablanca hosts pan-African conference to discuss renewable energy project development

Casablanca hosts pan-African conference to discuss renewable energy project development

🕔Dec 4, 2017

Energy leaders gathered in Casablanca on Friday for the conclusion of the 2nd Africa Renewable Energy Forum, a platform to explore opportunities for renewable energy project development in Africa

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IPPToday #16: MASEN issues RFP for the 800-MW Noor Midelt solar project

IPPToday #16: MASEN issues RFP for the 800-MW Noor Midelt solar project

🕔Jul 14, 2017

The Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) has started the next stage of the tender process for the phase 1 of the 800 MW Noor Midelt solar power complex issuing a Request of Proposals (RFP) to the consortia shorlisted.

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MASEN shortlists five consortia for the 800-MW Noor Midelt solar project

MASEN shortlists five consortia for the 800-MW Noor Midelt solar project

🕔Jun 20, 2017

The Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) has announced it has shortlisted five teams for the phase 1 of the 800 MW Noor Midelt solar power complex.

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IFC acquires stake in solar project in Morocco

IFC acquires stake in solar project in Morocco

🕔Dec 12, 2016

IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has announced it has agreed to a US$20 million equity investment in ACWA Power Ouarzazate, which has developed the 160 MW NOOR 1 concentrated solar power (CSP) parabolic trough plant with three-hour storage near Ouarzazate, Morocco.  

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Platinum Power progresses three hydro projects in Morocco

Platinum Power progresses three hydro projects in Morocco

🕔Dec 9, 2016

Morocco-based Platinum Power, majority owned by New York-based investment fund Brookstone Partners, has reached an important milestone for the development of its three hydro power projects (HPP) in Morocco, with the achievement of "public utility" status

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ONEE prequalifies 11 teams for 120 MW Noor Tafilalet

ONEE prequalifies 11 teams for 120 MW Noor Tafilalet

🕔Dec 5, 2016

The Moroccan electricity and water utility company, ONEE, has announced it has selected 11 pre-qualified bidders for the 120 MW Noor Tafilet solar project, in the southeastern part of Morocco.

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ACWA Power signs solar project in Morocco

ACWA Power signs solar project in Morocco

🕔Dec 1, 2016

A consortium led by ACWA Power has signed an agreement to develop and operate 170 MW Noor 1 PV plants in the Kingdom of Morocco.

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Morocco to launch 800-MW solar tender by start of 2017

Morocco to launch 800-MW solar tender by start of 2017

🕔Nov 28, 2016

The Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (Masen) plans to launch tenders for the construction of two solar plants with a combined capacity of up to 800MW by the start of 2017.

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Catalyst MENA Clean Energy Fund reaches €47 million

Catalyst MENA Clean Energy Fund reaches €47 million

🕔Nov 23, 2016

The first projects of a new fund supported by the European Investment Bank (EIB) – the Catalyst MENA Clean Energy Fund (Catalyst) – are now taking off.

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ACWA Power wins 70 MW PV tender in Morocco

ACWA Power wins 70 MW PV tender in Morocco

🕔Nov 14, 2016

ACWA Power, Saudi Arabia’s developer, has announced it has won the the fourth phase of the solar power complex Noor Ouarzazate in Morocco.

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Morocco tenders two hybrid PV/CSP plants at Noor Midelt

Morocco tenders two hybrid PV/CSP plants at Noor Midelt

🕔Jul 18, 2016

The Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy (MASEN) has launched a request for pre-qualification (RFPQ) to develop the Noor Midelt Phase I Projects.

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ACWA Power Khalladi confirms final orders for its Wind Power Project in the North of Morocco

ACWA Power Khalladi confirms final orders for its Wind Power Project in the North of Morocco

🕔Jul 14, 2016

ACWA Power Khalladi has confirmed final orders to suppliers and contractors for the construction of its Wind Power Project in the North of Morocco, following all conditions precedent for its landmark project financing being satisfied.

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Voltalia expands its project portfolio in Morocco and announces to be in negotiations with Martifer Solar

Voltalia expands its project portfolio in Morocco and announces to be in negotiations with Martifer Solar

🕔Jul 6, 2016

Voltalia has announced the acquisition of Alterrya Maroc, a renewable energy project development company in Morocco and negotiations with Martifer Solar’s shareholders with a view to acquire this company.

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Top bidders announced for Moroccan solar tender

Top bidders announced for Moroccan solar tender

🕔Jun 1, 2016

According to sources, the top three bidders for the 170 MW Noor 1 PV plants in Morocco are the teams led by Alfanar, ACWA and Fotowatio Renewable Ventures (FRV).

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Morocco receives 93 EOIs for gas-to-power project

Morocco receives 93 EOIs for gas-to-power project

🕔Jun 1, 2016

Morocco has received a total of 93 expression of interest (EOI) documents from for a US$4.6 billion gas to power project at Jorf Lasfar.

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Enel Green Power, Nareva, Siemens consortium win 850 MW wind projects in Morocco

Enel Green Power, Nareva, Siemens consortium win 850 MW wind projects in Morocco

🕔Mar 11, 2016

Enel Green Power (EGP), in consortium with the Moroccan energy company Nareva Holding and the German wind turbine manufacturer Siemens Wind Power, has been awarded the “preferred bidder status” at the “2nd phase of the wind integrated project” tender held by the Moroccan utility ONEE (Office National de l'Electricité et de l'Eau Potable).

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Morocco’s third PV tender to have 200 MW capacity

Morocco’s third PV tender to have 200 MW capacity

🕔Feb 4, 2016

Office National de l'Electricité et de l'Eau Potable (ONEE), the Moroccan electricity and water utility company, has decided that its third Noor-Argana photovoltaic (PV) tender will have a total capacity of 200 MW.

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