Gallery: Africa’s Biggest Windfarm Debuts in Morocco

 

The first phase of a massive renewable energy plan is now in place in Morocco with the official opening of a 165 turbine wind farm just outside of Tangiers. Official sources say that the wind farm — located in the town of Melloussa — is the largest on the African continent. The wind farm was inaugurated today by Morocco’s King Mohammed VI and is estimated to have cost about $250 million dollars to install. The final project — which includes solar, wind and hydraulic power — will supply Morocco with 42% of their total power needs.

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  1. jack4444 June 29, 2010 at 4:52 pm

    My first visit to your site – I\’m impressed! Jack, New Zealand.

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