OUARZAZATE, Morocco – Not far from the Sahara desert and the High Atlas Mountains, many solar panel rows are lined up on a bare plateau at an elevation of 1,300 meters as part of an ambitious project that is part of Morocco’s focus to diversify the North African country’s energy sources and mobilise its renewable resources.
“This site was chosen firstly because of the importance of the solar resources available in this location,” Rachid Bayed, a director of the Moroccan Agency for Sustainable E...

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