Morrocco solar agency, Masen has still not disclosed the reason for the suspension of the inauguration of Noor-1, a solar power plant in Quarzazate, which is the first part of the four-phased project.
With electricity production capacity of 160 megawatts, Noor-1 will enable Morocco to cut carbon emissions by 240, 000 tons a year, the Morocco Energy Ministry approximates. The whole project will cut
Once commissioned in 2017, the three-phase project, will be the world’s biggest solar power production facility, generating 580 megawatts to one million homes.
The project’s next phases – Noor 2 and Noor 3 – are to follow in 2016 and 2017, and a call for tenders is open for Noor 4.