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Vast Moroccan solar power plant is hard act for Africa to follow

workers build a thermosolar power plant at Noor II near the city of ouarzazate, morocco
Workers build a thermosolar power plant at Noor II near the city of Ouarzazate, Morocco, November 4, 2016. REUTERS/Youssef Boudlal

The huge 160-megawatt first phase of the Noor plant near the town of Ouarzazate contrasts with efforts by some other nations focused on tiny roof-top solar panels to bring power to remote rural homes

November 5, 2016 — On the edge of the Sahara desert, Morocco is building one of the world’s biggest solar power plants in a project largely funded by the European Union.  Continue reading Vast Moroccan solar power plant is hard act for Africa to follow