The Moroccan solar-thermal power stations can reshape the Sahara solar dream?
Date tme：2015-12-10 Source：Grasol
In December of this year, is located in the edge of the Sahara desert Morocco first large solar-thermal power plants to run Noor1.But that did not help realize the solar energy exports to Europe the Sahara desert (Desertec) plan, and still far short of.
In 2013, many investors have been out of Desertec caused by desert sunlight to meet the demand of northern European energy burst a bold plan.The plan envisaged construction enough solar power stations across the Sahara desert, in order to achieve by 2050, using the desert solar power supply European grand vision of 15% of the electricity demand.
But as Morocco more solar power plants gradually put into use, whether it will rekindle the Sahara solar project hope?
Anwar Mr Zatlers Noor series power station is located at the edge of the Sahara desert, 200 kilometers from marrakech in Morocco.To this series of power station completed in 2017, will become the world's largest light thermal synthesis.Will have a total of 500 mw, enough to supply 1.1 million people use Morocco.Noor1 is the first of four power stations, it should be put into use in December 2015.
Anwar Mr Zatlers series power plant at the beginning of the numerous Desertec vision is considered to be a plant, Desertec planned construction enough solar projects here, until in the border of Egypt.But in fact, the dream is too big and a little out of reality.
Desertec has been in the desert industry action plan (DII) organization, under the support of the group is jointly sponsored by 57 shareholders, the shareholders mainly from Germany, including Siemens, rwe, deutsche bank and Germany's e.on.In 2013, for fear of the European grid is not ready to absorb solar from African exports, there are three shareholders divestment, then gradually have more shareholder quit, cause the Desertec.