World’s largest solar power plant opens in Morocco
Q. Where is the world’s largest solar power plant that opened in the first week of February?- Published on 11 Feb 16
c. Saudi Arabia
Noor Ouarzazate Solar Complex, world’s largest solar power plant, was launched in the Souss-Massa-Drâa area in Morocco, 10 km from Ouarzazate town. The plant which can power over one million homes by 2018 was unveiled on 4th February 2016. Phase 1 of the project involved the construction of a 160MW concentrated solar power plant called Noor I. Phase 2 involved the construction of the 200MW Noor II CSP plant and the 150MW Noor III CSP plant, and Phase 3 will concern the construction of the Noor IV CSP plant. World Bank has provided partial funding for the solar power plant.