solar power

Vast Moroccan Solar Power Plant is Hard Act for Africa to Follow

By Alister Doyle OUARZAZATE, Morocco, Nov 6 – 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. It is a hard success for other African nations to match as they seek to implement a new global deal

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Vast Moroccan Solar Power Plant is Hard Act for Africa to Follow

By Alister Doyle OUARZAZATE, Morocco, Nov 5 – 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. It is a hard success for other African nations to match as they seek to implement a new global deal

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Solar Scale-Up in Pakistan Hits Roadblock After Payments Slashed

By Aamir Saeed BAHAWALPUR, Pakistan, Sept 22 – An effort to boost large-scale┬ásolar energy production in Pakistan has hit a roadblock after the government cut the rate it pays for solar electricity, frustrating investors. Pakistan‘s Punjab province government set up the 100-megawatt Quaid-e-Azam Solar Park in the Cholistan desert in March 2015 as a pilot

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Solar Plane Takes Off from Egypt on Final Leg of World Tour

By Lila Hassan CAIRO, July 24 – An aircraft powered by solar energy left Egypt on Sunday on the last leg of the first ever fuel-free flight around the globe. Solar Impulse 2, a spindly single-seat plane, took off from Cairo in darkness en route to Abu Dhabi, its final destination, with a flight expected

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