Solar power plant to account for 10 per cent of Mauritania’s grid capacity
Abu Dhabi-United Arab Emirates - Tuesday, October 23rd 2012 [ME NewsWire]
Masdar announced today the development of a 15-megawatt solar power project in Nouakchott, the capital city of the Islamic Republic of Mauritania. The plant will deliver 10 per cent of electricity capacity in Mauritania. Masdar is a renewable energy company based in Abu Dhabi, UAE, which has large and small-scale power projects around the world.
The project is the first utility-scale solar power installation in the Islamic Republic of Mauritania.
"Mauritania has some of the highest levels of solar radiation in the world, making it an ideal place for solar power installations,” said Mauritania’s Minister of Petroleum, Energy and Mines H.E. Taleb Ould Abdivall. "We are pleased to be working with such esteemed partners on this important project and remain committed to harnessing our abundant renewable energy
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