PBS NewsHour

Morocco turns the Sahara desert into a solar energy oasis

Clip: 02/20/2018 | 6m 43s | Video has closed captioning.

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.

Aired: 02/20/18

Rating: NR

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