Noor Project’s first phase connected to grid

The first unit of North Africa’s largest solar energy installation has been connected to the grid in Morocco.

The first phase of the Noor project, a 160MW and solar thermal plant new based in the Ouzarate province, cost USD$894 million to implement and will form the beginning of the 2GW development.

Saudi Arabia’s Acwa Power International and Spanish cheap nfl jerseys firms Sener SA and Acciona SA developed the first stage of the solar complex, which is headed up by the Moroccan Agency for cheap NBA jerseys Solar Energy (MASEN).

The solar project will cost $9 billion to complete and aims to cheap NBA jerseys be generating 2GW by 2020, according to MASEN.

The project is financed by a group of development banks, including Только the French Development Agency, the European Investment Bank on and Germany’s KfW, which each contributed €100 million. The World Bank and the Clean Technology Fund both provided €150 million, and the African Development Bank another €168 million.

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