Posts tagged: Morocco

Solar panels Make Morocco’s Mosques a Model for Green Energy

Renewable energy is becoming increasingly viable worldwide. But how can governments spread the message to the public? In Morocco, the authorities have been looking to religion for the answer. Revving engines and hooting horns – sounds from Marrakesh’s busy street filter up to the rooftop of one of the Moroccan city’s biggest mosques. The mosaic-decorated, […]

Morocco Leading the World Toward a Green Energy Future

By Paul E McGinniss Morocco was the first country in the world to recognize the fledgling American Republic in 1777. Now, they are seeking clean energy independence and asking the world to join them in a green revolution. This North African country, a constitutional monarchy about the size of California, has recently set a royal […]

Morocco Leading the World Toward a Green Energy Future

Moroccowas the first country in the world to recognize the fledgling American Republic in 1777. Now, they are seeking clean energy independence and asking the world to join them in a green revolution. This North African country, a constitutional monarchy about the size of California, has recently set a royal goal to ensure that 40 […]

Morocco Promotes Solar Energy With Plane Landing

By PAUL SCHEMM RABAT, Morocco Morocco‘s ambitious and expensive plan to draw 40 percent of its energy needs from the limitless power of its blazing sun by 2020 received a publicity boost this week as the first solar powered plane to make an intercontinental flight landed in the North African kingdom. Tweet

Solar Impulse Plane Begins First Transcontinental Flight

GENEVA — An experimental solar-powered airplane took off from Switzerland on its first transcontinental flight Thursday, aiming to reach North Africa next week. Pilot Andre Borschberg planned to take the jumbo jet-size Solar Impulse plane on its first leg to Madrid, Spain, by Friday. His colleague Bertrand Piccard will take the helm of the aircraft […]