Ouarzazate

World Bank Group Co-Finances Morocco’s Ouarzazate 500 MW Solar Thermal Power Project

The World Bank Group is providing $300 million in loans to co-finance Ouarzazate, a 500 MW Concentrated Solar Power Plant that would be one of the largest in the world upon completion. The World Bank Group’s IBRD and Clean Technology Fund are members of a public-private partnership with the Moroccan Agency for Solar Energy that also includes includes four international lenders from Europe and Africa.