The troubled 150MW Noor III CSP plant in Morocco is “back online…we are sorting out the issues,” operator Acwa Power of Saudi Arabia says in its 2022 results on 2 March.

The extended outage from 2021 until early 2023 due a leak in the plants molten salt tank caused by “construction defects” (MEES, 17 February) was cited by Acwa as the key reason that its overall power availability versus capacity averaged just 87% for 2022, “way below our standards.” (CONTINUED - 135 WORDS)