Sustainability

“World’s Largest Concentrated Solar Plant Opened in Morocco” – The World Bank – February 4, 2016

In a press release published on February 4, 2016 The World Bank announced that Morocco launched the first phase of what will become the world’s largest concentrated solar plant.  The three-plant Noor-Ouarzazate CSP complex will be fully operational in 2018.  According to the press release, “(t)he Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy, the government agency focused […]

“China’s Idled Wind Turbines Rise in 2015 After Record Installs” – Bloomberg – February 3, 2016

On February 3, 2016 Bloomberg reported that “China’s wind turbines sitting idle more than doubled to 15 percent in 2015 after record installations of 33 gigawatts, triple France’s entire capacity of the clean resource.  Also, “(i)dled power generation increased 69 percent from a year ago to 33.9 billion kilowatt-hours, according to data from the National Energy Administration.” You […]