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Drum roll…Presenting the World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant!

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Feb 12, 2016 / 0 Comments
   
Noor concentrated solar power plant is expected to supply 1.1 million of Moroccans with 500 MW of power by 2018. Photo: World Bank

Concentrated Solar Power is the greatest energy technology you have probably never heard of.  While it may not be as widely known as other renewable energy sources, there’s no doubting its potential - the International Energy Agency estimates that up to 11 percent of the world’s electricity generation in 2050 could come from CSP.  

 

And this week in Morocco, the King, His Majesty Mohammed VI, is officially opening the first phase of what will eventually be the largest CSP plant in the.

 

 
Continue reading this article on World Bank’s blog.

Mafalda Duarte, World bank Program Manager, Climate Investment Funds

Mafalda Duarte is the Manager of the $8.3 billion Climate Investment Funds (CIF), whose Secretariat is located in the World Bank Group’s Climate Change Vice Presidency, in Washington, D.C.  She has over 15 years of work experience and in-depth knowledge in development and climate change. She has been responsible for the design and implementation of several funding mechanisms and new thematic programs. She holds degrees in international relations, economic policy management and climate change.

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