Morocco’s state renewable energy agency Masen has pre-qualified five consortia to build a hybrid solar power plant near Midelt in central Morocco, which will combine both photovoltaic (PV) and concentrated solar power (CSP) technologies.

The Nour Midelt Phase 1 will be the first to be built at a site 20km northeast of Midelt, where Masen is looking to install around 1GW of PV and CSP capacity in two phases, each developed as independent power producer (IPP) projects under 25-year power purchase agreements. (CONTINUED - 866 WORDS)