By Kari Williamson
The first phase of the 500 MW solar thermal power plant could see construction start next year. According to English newspaper the Guardian, the location of the solar thermal project is predicted to be the desert city of Ouarzazate, Morocco, where parabolic mirrors will cover an area of 12 km2.
The DII is also already in talks with Tunisia about renewable energy projects and Algeria is expected to follow. From 2020, the initiative expect countries such as Libya, Egypt, Turkey, Syria and Saudi Arabia to join.