King Mohamed VI is last phase construction the world's largest solar power plant in
Saturday was officially launched the last phase of the construction of the world's largest solar power complex in Ghessate, located in the province of Ouarzazate. Just as he is involved in numerous other major projects for the country was King Mohamed VI, of course, also present. The plant that carries the name Noor Ouarzazate includes such a 137 hectares and has a total energy capacity of 582 megawatts. To illustrate: one megawatt is equal to 1 million watts. This makes it the solar power plant with the largest capacity in the world.
This project is part of an even bigger commitment of the Moroccan Government. The big goal is to make sure that in 2030 a whopping 52% of the total energy supply is sustainable. Also when it comes to gas sales are going are ambitious projects on the program, so the King recently visited Nigeria to the gas pipeline between the two countries announced concrete forms to.
The solar power plant Noor Ouarzazate comprises a total of five stations, the total amount by which this investment is at stake amounts to around 24 billion dirham. This 659 million dirham by the German investment bank German Development Bank KfW Bankengruppe. The first four stations of the Central February last year were already in use, the last where Saturday launched is not given, it will be operational in the first quarter of 2018.