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Morocco Unveils A Massive Solar Power Plant In The Sahara
Morocco has officially turned on a massive solar power plant in the Sahara Desert, kicking off the first phase of a planned project to provide renewable energy to more than a million Moroccans.
NPR
 
Le Maroc inaugure la première tranche d'une centrale solaire géante
Pays hôte de la COP 22 à la fin de l'année, le Maroc mise sur les énergies renouvelables. Le roi du Maroc a inauguré ce jeudi, près de Ouarzazate, la première tranche d'une centrale solaire appelée à devenir, selon ses promoteurs, la plus importante du monde.
Le Figaro
 
Inaugurada en el sur de Marruecos la planta solar más grande del mundo
La primera fase de la megaplanta solar de Uarzazate (sur de Marruecos) ha entrado hoy en funcionamiento con una producción inicial de 160 megavatios.
EFEVerde
 
UN's Ban Ki-moon calls on IMO to 'translate' Paris Agreement into tangible results
The secretary-general of the United Nations Ban Ki-moon has told the International Maritime Organization it has an important role to play in translating landmark agreements such as the Paris climate agreement into tangible improvements in people’s lives.
Lloyd's List
 
PH Senate ratifies amendments to Kyoto pact on greenhouse gas cuts
The Senate on Monday concurred in the ratification of the Doha Amendment to the Kyoto Protocol, which seeks to strengthen the country’s commitment to the reduction of greenhouse gases as part of global efforts to address the effects of climate change.
Philippine Daily Inquirer
 
La France aggrave son retard dans les énergies renouvelables
Forte de sa loi de transition énergétique, promulguée en août 2015, et auréolée du succès de la conférence sur le climat de Paris (COP21), en décembre, la France s’affiche volontiers comme le pays de « l’excellence environnementale », pour reprendre une formule chère à la ministre de l’écologie, Ségolène Royal
Le Monde
 
Potential wind farm atlas ready
At a time when the country is looking to tap renewable energy, city scientists have developed an atlas of potential wind energy sites, including offshore ones, along the 7500-km coastline.
Times of India
 
 
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