Morocco turns the Sahara desert into a solar energy oasis

Source: By Monica Villamizar, PBS News Hour • Posted: Friday, February 23, 2018

Morocco says it wants to be the Saudi Arabia of solar energy. Its flagship project is a first-of-its-kind, $9-billion energy plant called Noor, meaning “light” in Arabic, and the size of the city of Paris. Special correspondent Monica Villamizar reports from the city of Ouarzazate.