Morocco is considered a the hope of the future by some in the solar energy industry, but the region also poses some technical difficulties.
The world's biggest solar thermal power project is under construction at Ouarzazate in south-central Morocco. When it's done, it will cover 2500 hectares and generate five hundred Megawatts of peak power.
German utility giant Eon has announced it will not continue its participation in the Desertec Industrial Initiative beyond its current contract expiring at the end of 2014. It's another major blow to group.
The Berlin-based Mobisol company is bringing power to places where there has been none. By combining mobile phone technology and solar power generators, the company aims to electrify African homes.
According to a new UN report on climate change, time is running out for the world to address global warming and avert all out disaster.
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